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Egyptian Settlement Confirmed In Jaffa Excavations
2012-09-11 08:37:25

Jaffa is the world's oldest documented port. Since the 2nd millennium BC, Jaffa has seen intense trading activity. Jaffa, or Yafo, is on the coast of Israel between Caesarea and Gaza, about 60 km northwest of Jerusalem.

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2010-09-20 09:44:26

A rare bronze signet ring with the impression of the face of the Greek sun god, Apollo, has been discovered at Tel Dor, in northern Israel, by University of Haifa diggers.

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2009-09-15 09:35:00

A rare and surprising archaeological discovery at Tel Dor: A gemstone engraved with the portrait of Alexander the Great was uncovered during the 2009 season of excavations.

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2008-11-05 10:57:54

The earliest known Hebrew text written in a Proto-Canaanite script has been discovered by Hebrew University archaeologists in an ancient city in the area where David slew Goliath.

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2008-10-28 15:25:00

Did the Bible’s King David and his son Solomon control the copper industry in present-day southern Jordan? Though that remains an open question, the possibility is raised once again by research reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2006-08-23 02:20:00

By Corinne Heller RAMAT RACHEL, Israel (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient water system which was modified by the conquering Persians to turn the desert into a paradise.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.