A rare inscription showing a name shared with a biblical rival to King David has been found on a 3,000-year-old earthenware jar.
Fragments of red-colored plaster suggest the church walls had been decorated with frescoes.
The excavation is the first to offer evidence of an Egyptian occupation in the center of Tel Aviv 5,000 years ago.
A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.
Coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great have been found by hikers in a stalactite filled cave in northern Israel. Continue reading →
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.
The 1st-Century house is partly made of mortar-and-stone walls, and was cut into a rocky hillside.
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
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