Tag archive for ‘Archaeology of Israel’
Jewish Business News On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Why were decapitated toads placed in a jar in a 4,000-year-old tomb in Jerusalem?

  Remains of decapitated toads found in a jar in a 4,000-year-old tomb at Nahal Repha’im basin in Jerusalem. Fascinating findings from an Israel Antiquities Authority excavation near the Biblical Zoo More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Archaeologist Finds 2, 000-year-old scale weight of High Priest from Jewish Temple in Jerusalem

  A 2, 000-year-old scale weight belonging to the family of the Jewish high priest has been discovered by an archaeologist in Jerusalem,  Ynet reported Tuesday. The artifact was located underneath More...

1, 700-year-old inscriptions linked to ‘rabbis’ unearthed in Galilee

  Three 1, 700 year old funerary inscriptions written in Aramaic and Greek have been unearthed by in the northern Israeli community of Zippori, Israel’s Antiquities Authority (IAA) said in a statement More...

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...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Twenty Years after Stealing Archaeological Artifacts, the thief Returned them and Left a Note, “They Brought Me Nothing but Trouble. Don’t Steal Antiquities”.

Amos Cohen, an employee of the Museum of Islamic and Near Eastern Cultures in Be’er Sheva, did not believe his eyes last week when he opened a bag left in the museum’s courtyard: : two sling stones were More...

Tazpit News Agency On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

1, 000 Year Old Gold Treasure Found by Divers in Caesarea

The largest hoard of gold coins ever discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient port of Caesarea. The treasure was discovered by a group of divers which reported their findings More...

Yoram Yanover On Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition to Hit Los Angeles in March

  The California Science Center in cooperation with the Israel Antiquities Authority is proud to present “Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition“, the largest of its kind ever mounted outside of More...

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