city of david excavation

Davidic dynasty symbol found in Jerusalem: Once in a lifetime discovery

They did not expect to find anything this special when they began digging near what is now the Armon Hanatziv Promenade


New program helps students find Jewish identity in biblical Jerusalem

Program to be supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group

Aerial view of the excavations at Shiloh

Bulla, altar in Israel top list of Biblical archaeological finds

"Each year, discovery after discovery adds to our knowledge of the biblical world... and to the mounting evidence that demonstrates that the Bible is historically reliable," Bryan Windle said.

The “Adonayahu Asher  Al Habayit” bulla (seal). Photo

2,600-year-old Hebrew seal found near Western Wall

According to the City of David Foundation, there are three people with the name Adoniyahu in the Bible, the most famous being King David’s son.

The bulla “(belonging) to Nathan-Melech, Servant of the King”

2,600 year old seal discovered in City of David

The seal was deciphered by Dr. Anat Mendel-Geberovich of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Center for the Study of Ancient Jerusalem.

A "half-shekel" weight from the First Temple period discovered in the Emek Tzurim sifting project in

'Half-shekel' from First Temple era unearthed near City of David

The half-shekel weight will be presented to the general public on Hanukka in Emek Tzurim National Park.

Travel Jerusalem with no stone left unturned in the City of David

Jerusalem is holy to three religions: Judaism, Islam and Christianity.


Bronze coin from 4th year of Great Revolt found at national park

The discovery was made in sifting project in the City of David.

Small amulet makes for a large find

A 1,000-year-old clay amulet inscribed with a blessing in Arabic was discovered in the City of David.


Archeology in Israel as a political weapon

Emek Shaveh’s Mizrachi: When you control the past, you control the present and the future.

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