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 excavating the ancient city of Hazor, Israel, unearthed a broken head of a sculpture dating back 4300 years believed to depict a yet unidentified Pharaoh.
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.
Israeli officers foiled smuggle of ancient coins at the Erez Border Crossing on the border with Gaza catching an Arab smuggler with a set of four coins.
Civil Administration employees have arrested two thieves of antiquities in the West Bank, Israel, who were moving stolen artefacts from a Byzantine-era church.
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 an escape tunnel built by the Crusaders in their citadel in Tiberias, western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Israel, 800 years ago providing safe passage from the fortress to the Sea of Galilee.
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 unearthed a sophisticated Ottoman-era water well and reservoir near Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel.
Archaeologists sifting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel, unearthed bullets, shell casings, and coins dated to the Six Day War of 1967 point to an exchange of fire during the Mount’s recapture from Jordanian soldiers.
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.
Dozens of ancient coins, oil lamps, jewellery and Jewish ritual objects were found in a police raid on a home in the village of Beit Ula, Northwest of Hebron, Israel.
Excavations at the Roman city of Caesarea, West Israel, revealed interesting 1500-year-old artefacts among which is a mother-of-pearl tablet inscribed with a six-branched menorah.
Hundreds of highly valuable old coins from various periods, as well as pitchers, earthenware items and jewellery were seized by Israeli Authorities in a Palestinian man’s home in Huwara, near Nablus, Israel.
A ring of antiquities thieves who were digging illegally in the Lower Galilee was caught in a cave in the Beit Keshet Forest, Israel.
A stone finger, believed to be a part of a statue created in Egypt, has been uncovered by archaeologists sifting through the soil from an illegal excavation on the Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel, dumped in the Kidron Valley by the Muslim Waqf in 1999.