Archeological Discoveries

News articles about archeological discoveries in Israel.

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.

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...