Jews are 'colonialists' and 'occupiers' who only arrived in Israel in 1948, the academics claimed on Palestinian TV.
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.
The cistern, suggested to be dated from the Byzantine period, may be part of upcoming renovations.
New discoveries could help solve the debate over who authored the Dead Sea Scrolls.
“We were very excited. This is a fascinating and spectacular find!”
Archeological dig exposes conflicting interests with no simple solution
The cave is the largest known such cave in Israel, contained a wealth of ancient artifacts: decorated ossuaries, burial offerings, jars, stone tools and more.
May serve as proof for the existence of a famous ancient Jewish bathing site.
A unique lamp wick dating to the Byzantine period has been uncovered, according to the Antiquities Authority on Monday, the final day of Hanukkah.
Protesters demonstrate against plan to decommission Horns of Hattin national park.