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Jun 16, 2015 11:12 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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.
Jun 10, 2015 01:43 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Fragments of red-colored plaster suggest the church walls had been decorated with frescoes.
Mar 30, 2015 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The excavation is the first to offer evidence of an Egyptian occupation in the center of Tel Aviv 5,000 years ago.
Mar 19, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
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.
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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 →
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.
Mar 3, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The 1st-Century house is partly made of mortar-and-stone walls, and was cut into a rocky hillside.
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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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