Latest Archaeology of Israel Stories
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.
Exceptional detective-archaeological work at the first season of archaeological digs at Tel Shikmona, on the southern edge of Israelâ€™s city of Haifa, has uncovered the remains of a house dating back to the period of the Kingdom of Israel.
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.
The 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls will soon be available online for all to take a look at.
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.
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.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.