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Dozens of soldiers re-uncover 1,500-year-old convent in military zone

A 1500-year-old convent with a mosaic floor and inscriptions is uncovered for a second time, in a military zone near Shoham, Israel.

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Spectacular ancient gold ring unearthed in Yavne

Winery and spectacular ancient gold ring with inlay of semi-precious stones unearthed in excavation.

Spectacular ancient gold ring unearthed in Yavne

Massive ancient wine factory unearthed in Israel

'2 million liters of wine per year.' World's largest wine production facility from the Byzantine era discovered in Yavne.

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1,500-year-old inscription discovered in northern Israel

Stone inscription found in Byzantine era church foundation in the Jezreel Valley.

1,500-year-old inscription discovered in northern Israel

Grape pips reveal: Plague and climate change may have destroyed Negev viticulture

Grape pips reveal collapse of ancient economy in the grip of plague and climate change.

Plague and climate change may have destroyed Negev economy

1,300-year-old church, apparently part of a monastery, uncovered in northern Israel

Newly-uncovered church hints at importance of Byzantine Christian village, archaeologists say.

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Erdogan wants the West to watch him closely in Hagia Sophia this Friday

Erdogan wants the West to see him praying as the reconqueror of Istanbul’s most important site, another step towards his Caliphate. Op-ed.

Erdogan wants the West to watch him closely in Hagia Sophia

'The Roman menu made its way to the tables of ancient Israel'

Wine and fish sauce: The 2000-year-old culinary preferences of the Romans, revealed in Ashkelon.

'The Roman menu made its way to the tables of ancient Israel'

Remains from Byzantine period uncovered in southern Israel

Remains of guard post, terraces, from Byzantine period found at Dudaim Park in Israel's Negev region.

Remains from Byzantine period uncovered in southern Israel

Families find 1,500-year-old jug during hike in north Israel

Hikers find Byzantine-era jug in northern Israel.

Families find 1,500-year-old jug during hike in north Israel

Rare Byzantine mosaic found in Jerusalem's Old City

1,500 year old find includes name of Byzantine Emperor Justinian, Christian Orthodox priest.

Rare Byzantine mosaic found in Jerusalem's Old City

Ancient coins discovered thanks to Route 1 expansion

Archaeologists discover 1,400-year-old ancient coins during excavations in preparation for Route 1 expansion.

Ancient coins discovered thanks to Route 1 expansion

Grave Robbers Caught Red Handed

Three grave robbers were caught red-handed Friday night as they tried to raid antiquities in the area of Tel Ashkelon.

Grave Robbers Caught Red Handed Seeking Gold and Silver

Rare Crusader-Era Monastery Seal Found

Seal of the Monastery of St. Sabas was excavated in the Bayit VeGan section of Jerusalem.

Rare Crusader-Era Monastery Seal Found

1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel Aviv

Archaeologists find advanced pulley system, irrigation ducts in the heart of Tel Aviv.

1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel Aviv