After spending nearly two years building a replica of a 2,500-year-old ship, the University of Haifa and the Israel Antiquities Authority sailed this replica on the Haifa Bay over the weekend.
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In 614 CE, Christian residents hid their valuables on the main route marched by Jewish and Sassanid soldiers during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem. Today, researchers have found a collection of coins that were hidden.
An exciting archaeological find was made in the Holy Land: the “Emperor’s Road” from 2,000 years ago.
A 4,000-year-old dolmen (a table-like stone structure) was found decorated with ancient art – making this dolmen the first discovered to have artwork displayed on its stone.
Iraqi archaeologists made a surprising discovery under a site ruined by the Islamic State (IS). While much of the area has been damaged, researchers found artifacts connected to biblical kings Sennacherib and Esarhaddon.
During restoration work in Galilee, researchers found 1,800-year-old Hebrew inscriptions etched into a limestone block, reports The Times of Israel. This gives more evidence that the area could have been a place for Jewish scholarship in ancient times.
Archaeologists from Hebrew University and Liberty University have uncovered a new cave that once held Dead Sea Scrolls.
By Jewish law, any natural body of water is a mikveh. Since it is filled with waters that come directly from the source of creation, its waters have the power to purify, heal, and restore. Now you can walk down a path in Jerusalem’s National Park and view two ancient Jewish manmade baths that once were used to purify those ascending the Temple Mount.
Israeli authorities find looted 4,000-year-old artifacts and return them to the state.
During an excavation at Sussita in the Golan Heights region of Israel, researchers found an ancient community theater. This archaeological site was once a prominent Roman city with the same name, and researchers believe religious ceremonies were held at the theater.