Regev tried to strike an unusual bargain with a Turkish official: two elephants for the return of a priceless Israeli artifact dating back to Biblical times that has been languishing in a Turkish museum for almost 150 years.
A new path running among two-thousand year old ritual baths that were used by pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount is to be inaugurated at the Ophel site of the Davidson Center Archaeological Park, in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park.
The lost city of Atlantis has been found, and it’s straight out of the Bible – at least according to a stunning new National Geographic documentary which follows a high-tech, wide-ranging search for the mythical city with incredible results.
Last weekend, Acre police stopped a suspicious vehicle only to discover it was transporting dozens of artifacts, including some material suspected of having been looted from numerous archaeological sites in Israel.
An ancient wall dating back to the 10th century BCE has been excavated at the Timna copper mines in southern Israel’s Arava desert, lending credence to the biblical story of the capture of Edom in the time of King David.