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Palestinian Authority paves over Hasmonean fortress, destroying remains of ancient wall

Palestinian Authority paves over Hasmonean fortress, destroying remains of ancient wall

After declaring ancient Hasmonean fortress a 'Palestinian Heritage Site', PA paves over the fortress, destroying remains of wall, cisterns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 11:15
Rare Hebrew inscription on 2,100-year-old artifact

Rare Hebrew inscription on 2,100-year-old artifact

Hasmonean period stone bowl fragment discovered in Jerusalem. Researchers want to know to whom the name on the finding refers.ILTV, 27/12/2016 06:31
Hidden Jewish treasure from Hasmonean period found

Hidden Jewish treasure from Hasmonean period found

Estate that fought Romans reveals ancient heroism, silver coin collection, bronze coins proclaiming: 'Freedom of Zion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2016 20:02
Ancient fortress solves riddle of Macabbean revolt

Ancient fortress solves riddle of Macabbean revolt

Archaeologists make breathtaking discovery of Antiochus's fortress, replete with weapons bearing his mark that were used to fight Jews.Hezki Baruch, 03/11/2015 13:04
Hasmonean Building Discovered in Jerusalem

Hasmonean Building Discovered in Jerusalem

For the first time ever, remains of a Hasmonean building in the city are being exposed.Arutz Sheva staff, 03/12/2013 09:20
PA Caught Digging at Hasmonean Fortress

PA Caught Digging at Hasmonean Fortress

The fortress, an important site in the Maccabee revolts which Hanukkah commemorates, is located in 'Area A' not under Israeli control.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2013 12:31