Israel’s rich biblical history can be found in the country’s archaeology. The Jerusalem Post shares the latest on archaeological excavations at significant biblical and historical sites in Israel and the region.
The 3 cm. projectile carries the name of Diodotus Tryphon, a Greek king who reigned over the Seleucid Empire from 142-138 BC.
The mummy was found inside an underground structure found on the outskirts of the city of Lima. In the tomb were also offerings including ceramics, vegetable remains and stone tools.
Stone tools and bones were also found, all dating back to the Epipaleolithic Period.
JPost One-on-One Zoomcast , Episode 43 - Rossella Tercatin and Dr. Barak Monnickendam-Givon: Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist explains what archaeology can teach us about Hanukkah.
The Australopithecus sediba is estimated to have lived nearly two million years ago and is thought to be a predecessor to the Homo genus, to which modern humans – Homo sapiens – belong.
The coin – 14 grams of pure silver - carries an inscription that according to the experts refers to the High Priest headquarters.
Humans have been expressing themselves through the symbolic use of seashells for thousands of years. This discovery is the oldest example of this type of display.
Features such as recessed doors, rectangular roof beams and volute capitals were common in palaces around the region, supporting the notion that Judah was a kingdom since the 10th century BCE.
The remains of a Hellenistic building were found in Israel’s Shephelah region.
New research on animal remains in Qesem Cave suggests that early humans selected their hunting grounds based on their gastronomic preferences and need for specific supplies.