A man was arrested in a Beduin village of Bir Hadaj, South Israel, for illegally looting more than 150 Byzantine-era coins from numerous nearby archaeological sites.
Hundreds of hand-axes made half a million years ago were unearthed at Jaljulia, near Kfar Saba, next to one of Israel’s busiest roads.
The well-preserved coloured mosaic floor from a Georgian church or monastery was uncovered in the coastal city of Ashdod, South-East Israel. The mosaic is said to be 1500 years old.
Archaeologists unearthed a peculiar pottery vessel filled with bones of toads within a 4000-years-old Canaanite burial just outside Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo, Israel.
Archaeologists uncovered two ritual baths called “mikvah” at the site of the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 17th-century building was completely destroyed by Germans and Soviets during and after World War 2.
Archaeologists unearthed a 1500-year-old floor mosaic in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. The mosaic bears the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest named Constantine.
Archaeologists unearthed a fourth rare ritual bath at the ancient city of Magdala, Israel, along with a unique carved stone point, which suggests the site may have been the seat of one of the priestly families that fled Jerusalem to the Galilee after the fall of the Second Temple at the hands of the Romans in 70AD.
Researchers unearthed remains of a 1600-years-old winepress in the Ramat Negev region of Israel. The press was connected with a building dated to the 4th century AD.
Researchers discovered evidence for plant dye conducting microscopic analysis of Iron Age textile fragments, dating to 11-10th cent. BC, discovered in the Timna Valley, South Israel.
Archaeologists discovered a trove of 900-year-old rings, bracelets, earrings and hairpins while excavating the kitchen of a Crusader fortress tower at at Givat Tittora, central Israel.
Members of an antiquity robbing gang were detained near Tzippori, North Israel, after a hiker spotted suspicious digging in the area of an antiquities site.
Archaeologists discovered a mass grave containing disarticulated remains of about 40 bodies in two mass graves in Jaffa, Israel, dating to the late 18th century, linked to Napoleon’s struggle against the Ottoman Empire.
Archaeologists discovered a 9000-year-old limestone slab used in the Neolithic to light fire. The found was made prior to the expansion of Highway 38 in Israel.
Archaeologists managed to discover evidence of fierce battles between the British and Ottoman armies in the form of dozens of bullet cartridges, shell fragments and military items near Rosh Ha’ayin in central Israel.
Excavations prior to the construction of a highway near Ramla in Israel revealed a rich cache of liquor bottles left by British soldiers during World War I.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman road near Beit Shemesh, Israel. The structure was unearthed on a stretch measuring 150 metres.
A mysterious stone chamber was discovered near Kibbutz Shamir in upper Galilee, Israel. The structure contains numerous engravings which date back 4000 years.
Officers of the Robbery Prevention Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority apprehended 11 antiquities raiders at the archaeological site of Horbat Mishkena, a Roman-era Jewish town in Lower Galilee in Israel.
Hikers discovered a rare engraving of a menorah and a cross in a water cistern in the Judean Hills, Israel. ancient limestone carvings date to late Roman and Byzantine periods.
Archaeologists in Jerusalem’s City of David, Israel, discovered a piece of stone bowl dating back 2100 years. The piece contained the name “Horcanus” inscribed in Hebrew on its surface.