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Gabriel Barkay was told by Arab guard and police not to refer to holy site as ‘Temple Mount’ during tour with college students.
An archeological hub for visitors from both Israel and abroad, the campus will also house an educational center for students.
Joint study concludes 3,000-year-old dyed textiles found in Timna Valley used by ‘fashion elite’
The coin is believed to have been minted between the third and fourth year of the Bar Kokhba revolt (136-134 CE).
By JULIANE HELMHOLD
The bones were processed to have grooves appearing in a fixed area on the bone. It is reasonable to assume that this was a unique item of the local culture.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
“These pieces of the oil lamp that was found are important for us because they are a good representation of quality craftsmanship from that time."
By SARAH LEVI
“A discovery like this—ancient coins bearing the words ‘Freedom’ and ‘Redemption’—found right before the Jewish Festival of Freedom—Passover—begins is incredibly moving.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
In addition, 620 artifacts dating from the biblical period to the end of the Bar-Kokhba Revolt will be on display, including a three-ton stone from the Western Wall.
Theft of relics is punishable by up to four years in prison.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“An important peculiarity of the present discovery is the fact that the [Qumran] sect followed a 364-day calendar."
The new find supports the biblical rendering of the existence of a governor of Jerusalem 2,700 years ago, says archeologist.
A mikva was dating from the 1st century AD to the 7th century CE, indicating the existence of a Jewish settlement during the Roman period between the 1st-3rd centuries BCE.
Chronicles society that worshipped Greco-Roman gods to one that adopted Christian faith.
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