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The ancient bundle of coins found on Habonim beach in Israel.

Ancient 1,700-year-old coins found on Israeli beach

Israel Antiquities Authority marine archeology department head Yaakov Sharvit noted the coins might have belonged to an ancient ship sailing the Mediterranean Sea.

The ancient bundle of coins found on Habonim beach in Israel.

Ancient 1,700-year-old coins found on Israeli beach

Israel Antiquities Authority marine archeology department head Yaakov Sharvit noted the coins might have belonged to an ancient ship sailing the Mediterranean Sea.

Ancient Egyptian king's boat moved from Giza pyramids

The vessel, discovered in 1954 at the southern corner of the Great Pyramid, has been exhibited for decades at a museum bearing its name at Giza Plateau. Now it's on the move to a new home.

By REUTERS
07/08/2021

Jewish souls - A rabbi’s treasures culled from around the world

Rabbi Eliahu Birnbaum has collected over the last 22 years thousands of treasures from the Jewish past.

By DEBORAH FINEBLUM
10/03/2021

Three arrested, suspected of stealing antiquities from Tel Megiddo

Police discovered a metal detector and excavation equipment in the suspects' vehicle, and reported locating signs indicating digging nearby.

2,600-year-old Phoenician winery discovered on Lebanese coast

The site itself was well-preserved, offering a window into the past, showing exactly how the ancient Phoenicians cultivated and traded wine in antiquity.

Grape pits show how ancient Christian villages in the Negev rose and fell

The question of how agriculture was practiced in antiquity in an arid place that still presents challenges today has intrigued scholars for years.

1967 Jordanian weapons found in archaeological dig by Western Wall

The ammunition stash (known as a “slick”) included ten full magazines of Bern light machinegun, full clip chargers and two bayonets of a British Lee Enfield rifle.

Unpacking and packing the Passover dishes

When I contemplated giving away the dishes and glassware that I’d cherished and added to for more than half a century, I realized I couldn’t do it.

Stav Meir with his find.

1,500-year-old Greek inscription uncovered by 13-year-old in Caesarea

"I immediately recognized that it was something ancient," the seventh-grader from Caesarea said.

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