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A 2,000 Year Old Podium Been Found in the City of David

Monday, August 31, 2015  Has a 2,000 Year Old Podium Been Found in the City of David? A unique stepped structure exposed on the street ascending from the Siloam Pool to the Temple Mount raises questions among researchers at the Israel Antiquities Authority  An intriguing find consisting […]

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Rare Coins and Silver and Bronze Objects from 2300 Years

Monday, March 9, 2015  Thanks to alert spelunkers exploring a cave in the north of the country: A Cache of Rare Coins and Silver and Bronze Objects from 2,300 Years Ago was Exposed.   A find involving a cache of rare coins and silver and bronze objects 2,300 years […]

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2,800 Year Old Farm House Uncovered in Rosh Ha-Ayin

Monday, December 15, 2014 An Impressive 2,800 Year Old Farm House was Uncovered in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin.  In Archaeological Excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority Prior to an Initiative by the Ministry of Construction to Expand the City. The farm will be conserved in situ for the benefit of […]

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A Rare 2,000 Year Old Commemorative Inscription

Tuesday, October 21, 2014  A Rare 2,000 Year Old Commemorative Inscription Dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian was Uncovered in Jerusalem  According to Dr. Rina Avner, excavation director on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, “This is an extraordinary find of enormous historical importance” A rare find of […]

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An Ancient Ritual Bath and Graffiti

Tuesday October 7, 2014 An Ancient Ritual Bath and Graffiti left by Australian Soldiers during the Second World War were Exposed at Ha-Ela Junction The discoveries were revealed in archaeological excavations carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to widening Highway 38, at the initiative of the Netivei […]

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An 800 Year Old Lead Seal Stamped by the Monastery of St. Sabas

Tuesday  27/5/2014 An 800 Year Old Lead Seal Stamped by the Monastery of St. Sabas Was Found in Archaeological Excavations carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Bayit VeGan Quarter in Jerusalem Archaeologists believe a farmstead discovered during excavations may have been part of the monastery’s […]

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Egyptian Greetings in the Jezreel Valley

Wednesday, April 9, 2014  A 3,300 Year Old Coffin was Exposed Containing the Personal Belongings of a Wealthy Canaanite – Possibly an Official of the Egyptian Army Among the items discovered – a gold signet ring bearing the name of the Egyptian pharaoh Seti I The rare […]

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Two Thousand Year Old Ossuaries

Monday, March 31, 2014  Two Thousand Year Old Ossuaries Containing Jewish Bones from the Second Temple Period were Seized this Weekend in Jerusalem In a joint operation conducted by the Shefet Police and the Israel Antiquities Authority *** The ossuaries were allegedly plundered recently from an magnificent ancient […]

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2300-year-old village discovered near Burma Road

Tuesday, February 18, 2014  2,300-year-old village discovered near ‘Burma Road’ Following the find, the Israel Antiquities Authority and Israel Natural Gas Lines have changed engineering plans for construction of a natural gas line,enabling the archaeological site to be preserved for the public The remnants of a rural […]

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Discovery of a major church with a splendid mosaic from the Byzantine period

January 2014 The discovery was made during a salvage excavation as part of development work by the Israel Land Authority prior to the construction of a new neighborhood at Moshav Aluma, near Pelugot Junction * Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists say, “The church probably served as a center […]

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