History Revealed through Archeology
New archaeological finds at Hippos-Sussita20 Nov 2014Archeologists uncovered a skeleton of a woman with a dove-shaped pendant under a collapsed roof. They also found a large muscular marble leg and artillery ammunition from 2,000 years ago, silent evidence of a large earthquake in 363 CE.
Dig Quest: Israel20 Nov 2014The Dead Sea Scrolls, the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century, are now available on your iPhone and iPad as the Israel Antiquities Authority launches its first App featuring archaeology games and puzzles for kids.
Tower of David opens Kishle and moat to public12 Nov 2014The Tower of David Museum invites the general public to come, enjoy and explore the moat and the Kishle building which will be open for the first time to the general public since it has been renovated.
Archaeological Excavations in Israel 201502 Nov 2014Many archaeologists enlist volunteer help on their digs. Usually, no previous experience is necessary. This list of digs in Israel which accept volunteers is compiled by the Israel Foreign Ministry as a service to the public.
Israel National Treasures artifacts accessible online21 Oct 2014The site, which currently comprises some 5,700 artifacts, contains hi-resolution images from the collections of the National Treasures, ranging from the Paleolithic period until the Ottoman period.
Inscription dedicated to Hadrian found in Jerusalem21 Oct 2014A rare find of tremendous historical significance was discovered in Jerusalem: a fragment of a stone engraved with an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian.
Ancient ritual bath exposed at Ha-Ela Junction07 Oct 2014An ancient ritual bath and graffiti left by Australian soldiers during the Second World War were exposed at Ha-Ela Junction.
Israel Museum displays rare Byzantine antiquities30 Sep 2014A rare cache of Byzantine-era antiquities discovered in 2013, including the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence, are on public display for the first time in a focused exhibition at The Israel Museum.
Touring Tiberias23 Sep 2014‘We have something for every faith and every kind of person who comes here,’ says the city’s US-born hotel association director.
Byzantine oil & wine press, mosaics in Bet Shemesh18 Sep 2014Clues to the world hidden underground resulted in an extensive archaeological excavation that exposed prosperous life dating to the Byzantine period which was previously unknown, including a large oil press in a rare state of preservation.