Archeological Discoveries

News articles about archeological discoveries in Israel.

Future archaeologists excavate 2,700-year-old reservoir

It's been said Israel is 50 miles wide, 300 miles long and 3,000 years deep. How would you like to dig into some of those 3,000 years? That's what some Israeli high school students majoring in Land of Israel and Archaeology studies are doing this summer.

Ancient treasure trove revealed in archaeology dig

Scheduled archaeological digs carried out at Givat HaTitora in Modi’in — halfway between Israel’s capital city, Jerusalem, and the coastal city of Tel Aviv — a surprise treasure trove was uncovered in the form of bronze and silver jewelry dating back 900 years.

Advanced imaging reveals First Temple era inscription unnoticed for half a century

Using an interdisciplinary approach and Multispectral imaging, researchers from Tel Aviv University’s and Mathematics and Archeology departments were able to decipher the ”hidden” text. The antiquity dates back to around 600 CE. from Nebuchadnezzar’s destruction of the Kingdom of Judah.

Archaeologists find evidence of Jerusalem’s destruction 2,000 years ago

As Israelis celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem this week, archaeologists have found evidence of the battle for Jerusalem two millennia ago as they excavate the main thoroughfare leading to the Second Temple before its destruction by the Romans in 70 AD.

Archaeologists find evidence of Temple Mount gun battle in 1967

New findings discovered in archaeological work in the Old City point to a possible battle or at least exchange of gunfire on the Temple Mount during the Six-Day War in 1967.

Archaeological clues shed life on Yeshua’s life

With Easter coming up, the IAA has opened its warehouse of treasure troves in Beit Shemesh for reporters to view artifacts that date as far back as the time of Yeshua.

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.

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