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2015-03-10 08:53:44

A cache of coins and jewelry dating back to the days of Alexander the Great has been discovered by spelunkers exploring a cave in northern Israel, officials there announced on Monday.

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2011-07-06 07:47:46

Exceptional detective-archaeological work at the first season of archaeological digs at Tel Shikmona, on the southern edge of Israel’s city of Haifa, has uncovered the remains of a house dating back to the period of the Kingdom of Israel.

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2011-02-02 13:54:17

Israeli authorities said Wednesday that the pursuit of a gang of grave robbers has led to the discovery of an ancient church outside Jerusalem that may contain the burial place of the biblical prophet Zechariah.

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2010-10-19 12:50:00

The 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls will soon be available online for all to take a look at.

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2010-03-25 06:30:00

Political and religious motives may be driving, and perhaps coloring, archaeological practices at sites in Jerusalem and throughout Israel, claims an expert from Tel Aviv University.

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2007-09-04 15:45:00

Archaeologists digging in northern Israel have discovered evidence of a 3,000-year-old beekeeping industry, including remnants of ancient honeycombs, beeswax and what they believe are the oldest intact beehives ever found.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.