The town of Gath was occupied until the ninth-century B.C., and in its heyday it was the biggest metropolis in the region.
The oldest biblical text after the Dead Sea Scrolls is revealed by virtual unwrapping software. Continue reading →
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.
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