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Ancient Egyptian Beer-Making Stash Unearthed

Ancient Egyptian Beer-Making Stash Unearthed

5,000-year-old fragments provide first-ever evidence of Egyptian occupation in central Tel Aviv area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2015 17:47
Unprecedented Treasure Found off Israeli Coast

Unprecedented Treasure Found off Israeli Coast

Ancient haul of 2,000 golden coins discovered by accident by divers; likely the remains of an ancient shipwreck.Ari Soffer, 17/02/2015 18:45
Antiquities Thieves Nabbed in Judean Desert Caves

Antiquities Thieves Nabbed in Judean Desert Caves

Arab thieves caused significant damage to ancient site in an attempt to pilfer artifacts dating back to pre-Roman period.Hillel Fendel, 07/12/2014 11:33
2,000 Year Old Find 'Most Important' in J'lem

2,000 Year Old Find 'Most Important' in J'lem

IAA hails discovery of 'extremely rare' Latin inscription; researchers say it proves historical accounts of rebellions against the Romans.Tova Dvorin, 21/10/2014 12:30
Chisel Allegedly Used To Build Second Temple Found

Chisel Allegedly Used To Build Second Temple Found

Archaeologist who found ancient tool says 'for first time in 2000 years we have a tool of the builders of the Kotel (Western Wall).'Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 23/04/2014 09:49
1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel Aviv

1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel Aviv

Archaeologists find advanced pulley system, irrigation ducts in the heart of Tel Aviv.Tova Dvorin, 05/02/2014 16:49
IAA Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library

IAA Updates Dead Sea Scroll Library

The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scroll Digital Library receives an upgrade, including new content and high-quality photos.Tova Dvorin, 04/02/2014 13:53
1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period.Tova Dvorin, 22/01/2014 19:53