Tag archive for ‘Israel Antiquities Authority’
Annette Landes-Nager, excavation director on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, with one of the coins. credit Maxim Dinstein, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

A 1,400 Year Old Coin Hoard Was Discovered in Israeli Excavations

    A cache of nine bronze coins from the end of the Byzantine period (seventh century CE) was discovered in salvage excavations that the Israel Antiquities Authority conducted as part of widening Highway More...

Engraving of a seven-branched menorah. Photographic credit Saʽar Ganor,  Israel Antiquities Authority.
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Surprise: Engravings Menorah and a Cross From Second Temple Period Discovered During Hanukkah and Christmas Holidays

  An ancient engravings of a seven-branched menorah and a cross were discovered on the walls of the cistern, incised in chalk bedrock, this weekend by hikers exploring a water cistern in the Judean Shephelah. Last More...

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Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

2, 700-Year-Old Papyrus Provides Earliest Ex-Biblical Reference to Jerusalem in Hebrew

  Israel’s antiquities authority on Wednesday revealed the discovery of a 2, 700-year-old (the time of the First Temple) papyrus fragment manuscript that is now the earliest non-biblical source to More...

6 Israel Antiquities Authority Rare Cache of Silver Coins Dating to the Hasmonean Period Discovered in Modi‘in  A coin of Antiochus VII against the background of the rest of the coins that were exposed – studio photograph: Clara Amit.
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

A Rare Cache of Silver Coins Dating to the Hasmonean Period Was Discovered in Modi‘In

  The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) revealed on Tuesday that it unearthed a hoard of silver coins from the Hasmonean period (126 BCE) back in April, during ongoing excavations near Modi’in with More...

credit Clara Amit,   courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority Fragment of a life-size head of a statue.
Jewish Business News On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Divers Discovered a Spectacular, Ancient and Important Cargo of a Shipwreck

  A fortuitous discovery by two divers in the ancient port of Caesarea in the Caesarea National Park before the Passover holiday led to the exposure of a large, spectacular and beautiful ancient marine cargo More...

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Jewish Business News On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Israeli Hiker Found an Extremely Rare, Almost 2, 000-Year-Old, Gold Coin; Apparently Only One Such Coin Has Been Found in the World

  The famous British Museum possesses an ancient gold coin that until now was apparently the only one of its kind known in the world – a coin that bears the image of Emperor Augustus and was minted by Emperor More...

Israel Archeology  8  Israel Antiquities Authority- A Rare 2,  500 Year Old Seal was Discovered - Jerusalem
Jewish Business News On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Meet Elihana Bat Gael, a Strong Woman the First Temple Period Version

  Another seal belonging to a man named “Sa‘aryahu ben Shabenyahu” was found nearby. According to the excavation directors, “the owner of the seal was exceptional compared to other women of the More...

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Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

This Past Christmas Eve: A Statue of a Ram Was Discovered Near an Ancient Church in Caesarea

  An impressive marble statue of a ram was exposed near an ancient church that dates to the Byzantine period. The discovery was made last Thursday morning in an archaeological excavation the Israel Antiquities More...

Mysterious 2,  000-year-old podium found near Temple Mount in City of David
Jewish Business News On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Mysterious 2, 000-Year-Old Podium Found Near Temple Mount in City of David

  Jerusalem archaeologists have announced an intriguing find of a pyramid-shaped staircase constructed of large ashlar stones that could have been used as a soapbox or monumental platform during the Second More...

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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

D.C. Bible Museum to Borrow Ancient Artifacts From Israel

  Museum of the Bible has inked a major new long-term alliance with the Israel Antiquities Authority to display a selection from the two million ancient artifacts in Israel’s National Treasures in a dedicated More...

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