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Aug 4, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The town of Gath was occupied until the ninth-century B.C., and in its heyday it was the biggest metropolis in the region.
Jul 20, 2015 06:06 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The oldest biblical text after the Dead Sea Scrolls is revealed by virtual unwrapping software. Continue reading →
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.
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