Structures of an ancient marine port of Ayla has been discovered in the the Red Sea city of Aqaba, Jordan, dating back more than 1000 years during the Islamic era (650-1116 AD).
Archaeologists uncovered remains of a mud-brick building foundations at Tell el-Rataba, Egypt, suggesting that they may have supported a multi-storey structure, measuring even up to 15 metres.
Analysis of skeletal remains from the site of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey, considered as world’s oldest temple, revealed cutting marks and holes on skulls, believed to be connected with Neolithic rituals.
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.
Lord Elgin’s ship, The Mentor, which sunk overladen off the island of Kythera in 1802, carrying the Parthenon marbles to Britain, slowly reveals its cargo as underwater archaeologists study the wreckage.
Archaeologists working at the Kafr Kana, lower Galilee, Israel, have discovered an Arabic golden coin dating to 8th century. The coin is inscribed with Arabic and mentions the name of the prophet Muhammad.
Archaeologists researching the site in Jaffa, Israel, revealed signs of a sudden fiery destruction of the site that happened 3100 years ago. Experts believe that this attests to a previously unknown Canaanites against their Egyptian overlords.
Several Bronze Age fortified settlements, dating to 4th millennium BC, were found during the course of the research project in Jordan. They are said to be among the earliest fortifications in Southwest Asia.
Archaeologists discovered remains of one of the oldest funeral banquets that reveals a preplanned event reflecting social interaction in late Palaeolithic. The find was made in Hilazon Tachtit cave in northern Israel by a team of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.