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Ancient Jewish Altar Found in Shilo

Ongoing dig in the Samaria town of Shilo turns up ancient stone altar from First Temple times or earlier.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 6:43 PM

Ancient Curse Unearthed at City of David

1,700 year old curse found at archaeological dig in Jerusalem was ordered by a woman from a professional magician.Ari Yashar, 10/30/2013, 12:34 PM

TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate Change

Tel Aviv researchers say Sea of Galilee find shows ancient empires died out because of cold to the north.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2013, 2:44 AM

Archaeologists Uncover Temple-Era Jewish Village

Archaeologists find remains of Jewish town in the Galilee. Town dates back to times of Second Temple.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 11:43 AM

Israeli Historian Proves Roman Friendship to Jews

Tablet turns the world of historical research upside down; cites ancient Jewish warrior "Judah Maccabee"Hana Levi Julian, 7/25/2013, 6:38 PM

Ancient Structure Found in Sea of Galilee

Underwater archaeologists have found an ancient structure built from large basalt stones, under the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/10/2013, 7:33 PM

High-Tech Solution to Judaism's 'Mystery'

Mega-computer enlisted to unlock 1,000 year-old texts to study key developments in Judaism and relations with other nations and religions.Yoni Kempinski, 5/28/2013, 2:44 AM

Is the State Hiding a Major Bible Era Find?

Makor Rishon says authorities are keeping lid on what may be a royal castle from David's time.Gil Ronen, 4/20/2013, 10:24 PM

Video: Visit to Ancient Ritual Bath in Jerusalem

Arutz Sheva TV visits the rare find in Jerusalem: a ritual bath from the Second Temple era.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2013, 1:13 AM

Rare Second Temple Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

A rare find in Jerusalem: archaeologists have uncovered a ritual pool from the Second Temple era near a highway construction site.Hana Levi Julian, 4/10/2013, 12:23 PM

New Kids' Book Tells All on City of David

A new genre of children's literature hopes to bring the story of historic Jerusalem to kids who are just starting to read.David Lev, 2/14/2013, 7:02 PM

New Online Israel Archaeology Archive

Israel’s Antiquities Authority (IAA) has launched a new Israel Archaeological Archive, accessible on the Internet in English.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2013, 1:39 PM

Court May Be Asked:Stop ‘Destruction of History’  

The High Court may be the last resort for archaeologists to order Netanyahu to stop letting the Waqf destroy history at the holy site.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 8:31 AM

Dead Sea Scrolls Online Library Launched

Israel Antiquities Authority and Google launch the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library website.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2012, 12:42 PM

Holy Site Desecration Traced to Philistine Era

PA Arabs are not the first to desecrate holy sites. Archaeologists discover Philistines may have done the same 3,100 years ago. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/13/2012, 11:56 AM

8,500 Yr-Old Skeletons Found in Rare Ancient Well

What were two skeletons doing at the bottom of a rare Stone Age well being excavated in the Jezreel Valley?Chana Ya'ar, 11/8/2012, 4:49 PM

Dog's Fall Led to Archaeological Discovery

Ancient wine presses found in Jerusalem thanks to a man who walked his dog.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 2:56 PM

French Official Denies Jewish Connection to Israel

The Foreign Ministry upbraided France's Consul General in Jerusalem over his denial of the Jewish connection to historical sites in IsraelDavid Lev, 10/11/2012, 2:02 PM

Archaeological Site Uncovers Ancient Flint Tools

A large archaeological site in the north has uncovered flint tools and other ancient finds during excavations for a highway. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/23/2012, 2:11 PM

First Temple Era Reservoir Discovered in Old City

A large reservoir discovered under the Old City was used by Temple pilgrims, dating back to the First Temple era, archaeologists saidDavid Lev, 9/6/2012, 1:59 PM

Road Work Uncovers 1,500-Year-Old Jewish Town

Archaeologists have discovered remains of a large 1,500-year-old Jewish town near Be’er Sheva, including a synagogue or Torah study center. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/2/2012, 5:06 PM

Israel to Buy Antiques, Send Them to Egypt

Israel pledges to buy Egyptian artifacts and return them to Cairo. Lawyer for Israeli prisoner in Egypt objects.Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2012, 10:09 AM

Susita Site Yields Surprises

Portrait of a local man, probably from 3rd century CE, dug up just east of Sea of Galilee.Gil Ronen, 8/7/2012, 7:02 PM

Byzantine-Era Industrial Olive Press Found

Impressive olive press discovered north of Tel Aviv. Archeological park may be created.Gil Ronen, 8/7/2012, 5:49 PM

Remains of Jews Massacred on Temple Mount Found?

Journalist shows video of mass grave just outside eastern wall of Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 7/30/2012, 1:38 PM

Akko Harbor from Second Temple Times Exposed

2,300 year old harbor was the largest in the country during Hellenistic period and may have been military.Gil Ronen, 7/17/2012, 12:33 PM

Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

One of the largest gold treasures ever to be discovered in Israel was uncovered last week at an archaeological dig near Herzliya.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2012, 1:59 PM

‘Land of Israel’ Exam Features Christian Crosses

High school “Land of Israel” exam features Christian crosses. Is the Education Ministry trying to undermine students with Christianity?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/8/2012, 8:58 AM

Mt. Gerizim Archaeological Site Reopens

12 years after being closed because of the Oslo War, the archaeological site on Mount Gerizim reopened in a special ceremony.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/6/2012, 4:12 AM

Stunning Synagogue Floor Discovered in Galilee

Mosaic floor of 1,700 year old synagogue portrays biblical story of Samson placing torches between the tails of foxes.Gil Ronen, 7/2/2012, 9:23 AM

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2012, 10:31 AM

Discovery Shows Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah

Archaeologists have discovered the first evidence outside of the Bible that Bethlehem was part of the First Temple era Kingdom of Judah.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2012, 10:29 AM

Ancient Gold Jewelry Discovered at Megiddo

Archaeologists have discovered a collection of ancient jewelry hidden in a vessel at Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 5/21/2012, 8:03 PM

Evidence Confirms Early Reign of King David

An archaeologist finds spectacular evidence confirming the reign of King David and that non-Jews believed in one Creator.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/8/2012, 4:21 PM

Vandals Damage Ancient Monk's Mill in Galilee

Apparent anti-Israeli vandals damaged an archaeological site featuring a monk's mill this weekend in the northern part of the country.Chana Ya'ar, 5/6/2012, 1:42 PM

'Matanyahu' Seal Found near Solomon's Temple

Seal with name similar to Prime Minister's found in the physically closest structure to King Solomon's Temple ever unearthed. Gil Ronen, 5/1/2012, 12:50 PM

Pre-Passover Haul of Stolen Egyptian Coffin Lids

The Israel Antiquities Authority seizes two stolen lids of ancient Egyptian coffins smuggled from Egypt to Israel via Dubai. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/3/2012, 1:58 PM

Temple Menorah Stamp Affirms Jewish Claim to Land

Like a historic seal of approval to Jews' claims to their Land, a stamp with Menorah is found in Akko.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2012, 10:17 AM

Second Temple Era Seal Unveiled

The Israel Antiquities Authority unveiled a rare ancient seal that underscores the bond of the Jewish people to Jerusalem.Gabe Kahn., 12/25/2011, 1:11 PM

1,600 Year Old Bathhouse Uncovered in Judea

A newly discovered bathhouse may have been used by owners of a wealthy estate or was part of an inn on an ancient road.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2011, 11:04 AM

The Case of Jerusalem’s 3,000-Year-Old Mystery

The City of David, across from the Western Wall, asks people to suggest answers to mysterious 3,000-year-old carvings. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/7/2011, 3:44 PM

Site of Jacob's Dream Discovered

In his new video, Dr. Hagi Ben-Artzi presents the discovery of the site of Jacob's dream.Yoni Kempinski, 12/1/2011, 2:00 PM

New Theory on When Western Wall Was Built

The discovery of a new ritual pool under the Western Wall suggests a new theory that the Kotel was completed later than thought. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/23/2011, 11:00 AM

Byzantine Prayer Box Found in Jerusalem Dig

Miniature box adorned with cross dates from 6-7 century CE. Contained two icons surrounded by gold leaf.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2011, 9:07 PM

Israel Returns Ancient Artifacts to Jordan

Israel has allowed hundreds of artifacts from the early bronze age, found in the southern Jordan Valley, to go to Jordan.Chana Ya'ar, 9/26/2011, 9:04 PM

Be'er Sheva Central Bus Station's 'Byzantine' Dig

The hustle and bustle of Be'er Sheva's central bus station has a really long history. Young archaeologists are digging it up now, in fact.Chana Ya'ar, 9/18/2011, 7:58 PM

Ancient 600-Pound Anchor Found Near Tel Aviv

Two lifeguards found an ancient 600-pound metal anchor off the coast of Bat Yam, next to Tel Aviv, leading to the discovery of two others Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/12/2011, 1:35 PM

Leftists Try to Halt Ir David Excavations

After failing to halt the Elad organization's archaeological work at Ir David, leftists are decrying the 'privatization of archaeology'. David Lev, 8/30/2011, 11:37 PM

Archaeologists Discover High Priest's Bell?

Archaeologists have discovered a rare gold bell during an excavation in the City of David National Park in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 7/21/2011, 11:21 PM