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.
Orna Cohen, chief conservation officer at the Jerusalem’s Tower of David, was inspecting some minor damage in the tower’s courtyard when she was surprised to see the glint of metal amongst the tumbled rocks.
An archaeological survey by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) in preparation for the construction of a new elementary school in the city of Ashkelon has revealed a 2,100-year-old wine press dating back to the Hellenistic Period.
Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev on Sunday presented at the start of the cabinet meeting a coin discovered by a team of her office about a month ago, as part of the preparation for the public revelation of the Pilgrims’ Road which was recently unearthed at the City of David.
New archaeological find in Israel reveals the true “paleo diet” – amazingly preserved edible evidence of 55 different types of fruits, vegetables and nuts which were the regular diet of humans 780,000 years ago!
Israeli researchers from the University of Haifa have deciphered a rare inscription found on an underwater artifact which sheds new light on Roman rule over the province of Judea prior to the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
The world’s oldest known complete stone inscription of the Ten Commandments was sold at an auction in Beverly Hills on Wednesday for $850,000, though it is unlikely that Moses would recognize this version as his own.