Ancient Hebrew “Incantation Bowls” discovered in a home in Israel
8 March 2022
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said Monday that 1,500-year-old magical “incantation bowls” and other rare and ornate bone and ivory...
The world’s largest Byzantine winepresses have been discovered in Israel
11 October 2021
Archaeologists say they’ve discovered the world’s largest known Byzantine-era winery in the city of Yavne, south of Tel Aviv. The...
In Jerusalem, a 2700-year-old private toilet from the First Temple era was unearthed
5 October 2021
The Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a private toilet from the First Temple Period on the Armon Hanatziv promenade in Jerusalem,...
2000-year-old quarry discovered in Jerusalem that could be the source of Second temple stones
5 September 2021
Archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old quarry in Har Hotzvim, now an industrial park in Jerusalem. The Israel Antiquities Authority said...
Archaeologists unearth the Torah Ark of the Great Synagogue of Vilna, destroyed in Lithuania
30 August 2021
In Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in excavation exposed the Torah ark and bimah (raised prayer platform) of the Great...
An opulent 2,000-year-old ‘city hall’ has been discovered near the Western Wall in Israel
8 July 2021
An important 2,000-year-old public building has been unearthed near the wailing wall in Israel. Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority...
1,000-year-old Chicken Egg Found in Israel
9 June 2021
Archaeologists discover almost fully intact but nearly empty egg and three rare Islamic-period bone dolls in excavation of settlement dating...
Archaeologists in Israel are restoring the largest Roman Basilica in the country
6 June 2021
Archaeologists in Israel are trying to rebuild a 2,000-year-old Roman-era basilica that is thought to be the country’s biggest. A...
The Half of the Rare Oil Lamp Found in Jerusalem May be in Budapest
9 May 2021
We had recently reported on a grotesque lamp found in Jerusalem. The other half of the oil lamp, which is...
1600-Year-Old Geometric Motifs Mosaic Found in Yavne
26 April 2021
The Israel Antiquities Authority declared Monday that a 1,600-year-old mosaic discovered in Yavne, which archaeologists believe may have once graced...
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