Excavations

Amedy
Ancient palace discovered Iraqi reservoir made possible by drought

"The find is one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region in recent decades," Kurdish archeologist Hasan Ahmed Qasim said in a press release.

sharafat archeology
Impressive Jewish artifacts found in Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem

2,000-year-old olive and wine presses, a burial cave and mikvah from the descendants of the Maccabees were found in south Jerusalem neighborhood.

By BEN BRESKY
28/03/2019
Haluza, Halutza
1,700-year-old inscription found at Negev Excavation

It is rare that the name of a town is found in the town itself, making this the first archaeological evidence of Haluza.

By BEN BRESKY
14/03/2019
The ancient wine press and inscription uncovered at Tzur Natan.
Archaeologists uncover 1,600-year-old estate in Tzur Natan

Israeli archaeologists discovered a 1,600-year-old estate in Tzur Natan in central Israel that they believe belongs to a wealthy Samaritan man.

Archeology: pieces of an 1,500-year-old ceramic oil lamp discovered by Israeli students
Elementary school pupils dig up a piece of Jewish history

“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."

08/04/2018
A complete seal bearing the name “Achiav Ben Menachem.”
Seals from Judean period shed light on ancient Jerusalem

Some of the seals are inscribed with biblical names, several of which are still used today, such as Pinchas.

Israel caves
Operation Scroll

Dr. Oren Gutfeld uncovers stolen antiquities near Qumran.

By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
29/06/2017
 THE WESTERN WALL tunnel
Left-wing NGO petitions High Court to halt Western Wall Tunnel excavations

‘According to law, a ministerial committee must convene and decide whether to approve the archaeological excavations carried out in the tunnel,’ says Emek Shaveh.

The entrance to the underground Zippori archeological site
Israel nabs 'antiquities pirates' at archeological site

Bandits attempted to loot underground 2,000-year-old excavation site from Roman period.

Sicily italy
Did humankind originate in the Mediterranean?

Could the scientific consensus that humanity's ape-like ancestors originated in Africa be wrong?

By REUTERS
06/06/2017
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