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.
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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.