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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Crossing Authority Security Officers at Erez Crossing between Israel and Palestine prevented smuggling of rare artefacts while three men were arrested attempting to loot gold coins from the archaeological site of the Bar Kokhba Revolt (132-136 AD).
Customs authorities at the Allenby Crossing between Jordan and Israel foiled smuggle of 53 historical coins dating from Roman period.
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.
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.