Archeological Discoveries

News articles about archeological discoveries in Israel.

2,000 year-old “Emperor’s Road” discovered west of Jerusalem

Israeli archeologists announced the discovery of a 2,000-year-old, Roman-period road known as the “Emperor’s Road” discovered last month near Bet Shemesh.

INTERVIEW: The discovery of a twelfth cave at Qumran

Paul Calvert spoke with archaeologist Dr. Oren Gutfeld, from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem about a twelfth cave at Qumran that has been discovered.

Proof of ancient Jewish history in Druze village in northern Israel

During restoration work on a synagogue in Peki’in, a Druze village in the northern Galilee, workers made a surprising and significant discovery: A limestone apex block of a column with Hebrew inscriptions dating back 1,800 years.

Twelfth Dead Sea Scrolls Cave discovered west of Qumran

Archeologists announced on Wednesday the discovery of a twelfth Dead Sea Scroll Cave in Qumran in southern Israel.

Joshua and the great eclipse?

When Joshua called on God to help the Israelites win a battle against five armies, God answered supernaturally by making the sun stand still and stopping the moon. For many centuries, various theories have attempted to explain what actually happened, if indeed anything at all.

Ancient menorah and cross found together in cave in Israel

Just over a week ago, some hikers were exploring a cave in Israel, and stumbled (as seems to be the case quite often around here) across an archaeological treasure!

A Hanukkah miracle: Hikers discover menorah engraving in Judean hills

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery by hikers over the Hanukkah weekend an ancient engraving of menorah, a seven-branched lamp stand, on the...

Key archaeological highlights in Israel – 2016

At a time when Israel’s history, connection to the land and to Jerusalem is being so severely questioned, it is the mercy of God to reveal strong evidence that the Bible is a book of real, tangible history. Here are just a few of the exciting discoveries of 2016.

Archaeology: 2016 – a year of proving God’s promises

The Gregorian calendar is fast drawing to a close summing up a year of discoveries in Israel in the field of archaeology that provide evidence of God’s promises and Jewish ties to Israel, their biblical and historic homeland.

‘The stones will cry out:’ Hannukah bowl bolsters Jewish claims to land

The discovery of a 2,100 year-old stone bowl in Jerusalem inscribed with the name ‘Hyrcanus’ has just been revealed by the Israel Antiquities Authority, to coincide with Hanukkah - the bowl likely dating from the time of the original Hanukkah.