Israel’s rich biblical history can be found in the country’s archaeology. The Jerusalem Post shares the latest on archaeological excavations at significant biblical and historical sites in Israel and the region.
JPost One-on-One Zoomcast , Episode 43 - Rossella Tercatin and Dr. Barak Monnickendam-Givon: Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist explains what archaeology can teach us about Hanukkah.
The Australopithecus sediba is estimated to have lived nearly two million years ago and is thought to be a predecessor to the Homo genus, to which modern humans – Homo sapiens – belong.
The coin – 14 grams of pure silver - carries an inscription that according to the experts refers to the High Priest headquarters.
Humans have been expressing themselves through the symbolic use of seashells for thousands of years. This discovery is the oldest example of this type of display.
Features such as recessed doors, rectangular roof beams and volute capitals were common in palaces around the region, supporting the notion that Judah was a kingdom since the 10th century BCE.
The remains of a Hellenistic building were found in Israel’s Shephelah region.
New research on animal remains in Qesem Cave suggests that early humans selected their hunting grounds based on their gastronomic preferences and need for specific supplies.
Pompeii is famous historically for being an ancient city that was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. It was reportedly home to about 13,000 people.
Archaeologists uncovered how King Sennacherib’s army built the massive siege ramp that allowed them to defeat the city some 2,700 years ago.
The magnificent artwork was opened to the public for the first time last week.