Tag archive for ‘Israel Antiquities Authority’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email     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 More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   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 More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Israel’s antiquities authority on Wednesday revealed the discovery of a 2, 700-year-old (the time of the First Temple) papyrus fragment manuscript More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   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, More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 16th, 2016

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   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 More...

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   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 More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 7th, 2016

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Another seal belonging to a man named “Sa‘aryahu ben Shabenyahu” was found nearby. According to the excavation directors, “the owner of the More...

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   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 More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 31st, 2015

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Jerusalem archaeologists have announced an intriguing find of a pyramid-shaped staircase constructed of large ashlar stones that could have been used as More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

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

Facebook8 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   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 More...

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