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Rare Byzantine-era gold coin unearthed in central Israel

Rare Byzantine-era gold coin unearthed in central Israel

Evidence of agricultural and industrial activity from 1,500 years ago discovered in Ramat Hasharon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 10:04
Watch: Part of Jerusalem street collapses due to illegal Arab excavations

Watch: Part of Jerusalem street collapses due to illegal Arab excavations

Part of Jerusalem's Old City streets coilapses after Arabs conduct illegal excavations under Al Aqsa Mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2020 12:30
Excavation uncovers: Prehistoric migration route from Africa passed through Dimona

Excavation uncovers: Prehistoric migration route from Africa passed through Dimona

Evidence of the path of modern humans leaving Africa 100,000 years ago discovered in Dimona.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 14:00
Seeing the destruction and the hope

Seeing the destruction and the hope

If the rocks and ashes, found in excavations at the Kotel and dating to the Temple's destruction, could talk, what would they say?Sivan Rahav-Meir, 30/07/2020 12:42
1,300-year-old church, apparently part of a monastery, uncovered in northern Israel

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 14:07
In the City of David, archaeologists uncover what may be a 2,000-year-old market

In the City of David, archaeologists uncover what may be a 2,000-year-old market

Archaeologists find rare measuring table in what may have been the location of Jerusalem's 2,000-year-old market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 11:50
Family finds ancient hammer and nails in northern Israel

Family finds ancient hammer and nails in northern Israel

Family digging at excavation site uncovers 1,400-year-old iron hammer and nails.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 13:06
Students preparing 'smart trail' uncover ancient oil lamp

Students preparing 'smart trail' uncover ancient oil lamp

Students prepare hiking trail as a gift to the State, uncover ancient oil lamp adorned with a symbol of a menorah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2018 11:50
Great-grandpa fought, great-grandson finds bullets

Great-grandpa fought, great-grandson finds bullets

Samaria schoolchildren find Turkish bullets from World War I during excavation field trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2018 10:43
Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza

Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza

Excavations at Western Wall Plaza unearth unique stamped clay from the First Temple Period believed to belong to city governor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2018 09:47
Students unearth 1,500-year-old church and monastery

Students unearth 1,500-year-old church and monastery

Monastery may have served as center for pilgrimages, expert says.Reut Hadar, 20/12/2017 09:44
Relatives of young Holocaust victim to hold first memorial

Relatives of young Holocaust victim to hold first memorial

A girl’s pendant found at Sobibor reunites a Jewish family spread across the globe.JTA, 08/11/2017 09:44
Archaeologists discover lost portions of Western Wall Tunnels

Archaeologists discover lost portions of Western Wall Tunnels

Archaeologists discover ancient theater, new stone courses, in Western Wall Tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2017 13:24
Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

After being destroyed in the Holocaust, two pre-war mikvaot are discovered in Vilna.Chana Roberts, 17/08/2017 10:34
Rare chalkstone vessel workshop discovered in Israel's north

Rare chalkstone vessel workshop discovered in Israel's north

Excavations in Galilee reveal 2,000 year-old stone vessel quarry and production center, vessels 'highlight pivotal role of ritual purity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2017 11:16
Ancient water system found near Beit Shemesh

Ancient water system found near Beit Shemesh

During excavations in preparation for road construction, Antiquities Authority finds Ottoman-era well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2017 13:48
They went to find antiquities, and ended up in jail

They went to find antiquities, and ended up in jail

Authorities arrest three Arabs illegally searching Lower Galilee site for archaeological finds.Ido Ben Porat, 19/04/2017 13:32
Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

400-year-old Jewish remains receive Jewish burial after excavations disturb them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2017 09:41
Ancient coins discovered thanks to Route 1 expansion

Ancient coins discovered thanks to Route 1 expansion

Archaeologists discover 1,400-year-old ancient coins during excavations in preparation for Route 1 expansion.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 19/03/2017 12:31
Video: Visit to Ancient Ritual Bath in Jerusalem

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, 11/04/2013 01:13
Rare Second Temple Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

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, 10/04/2013 12:23