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.
A funerary complex that proves presence of Greek merchants has been found in what was once one Egypt's largest port.
The study traced the copper in the bronze to today's Israel and Jordan.
The remains of the animal were found in a luxurious First Temple Period building. Was it there to be eaten?
The salt of the Chehrabad mine works to naturally preserve corpses in a mummification process, as the salt absorbs the water from the corpse, preventing the soft tissues from decaying.
In 586 BCE, the Babylonians breached into the city and tore down the Temple, but a part of the wall survived.
Instrument unearthed in Bahçelievler, a residential suburb on the outskirts of Istanbul.
The coins, dated to around the Second Temple and Bar Kochba revolt periods, document the Jewish revolt against the Romans.
This discovery offers important insights on the connection between the biblical text and historical reality, the researchers said.
The tombs in eastern Sudan were spaced out in a way that the researchers could not easily interpret, until they found a model for studying patterns of stars and galaxies.
While working on an underground parking lot, construction workers found bullets used by Nazi and Soviet troops.
The structure, located adjacent to the Wall, was probably built around 20 or 30 CE, only a few decades before the Temple was destroyed by the Romans.
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At least 20 shark teeth were found in a structure near the Gihon spring that was probably part of the original water system in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Some 17 fragments of a mandible, a tooth and a piece of skull were the key to allow researchers to find out about the ‘Nesher Ramla Homo.’
The coffin, which was buried facing north — suggesting a pagan burial, contained one body in a prone position with partial remains of another person at the feet of the prone remains.
The pool, found in northern Italy, made people feel as if they were being transported to another realm, leading researchers to compare it to Stonehenge.
Stefan Reif brings post-World War II Edinburgh to life, conveying in indelible verbal images that are unstintingly honest what conditions were like in that bygone era for a child of Jewish immigrants
The plague caused the Black Death, wiping out about a third of the global population in the Middle Ages, but research indicates the disease is thousands of years older than previously thought.
Despite pork being forbidden in Islamic dietary law, a study found evidence that it was consumed in the rural areas of Sicily while the island was under Muslim rule in the Middle Ages.
Inside the casket was the remains of a body laid to rest in a prone position, and another body was laid at the feet of the first.
The discovery of a new hominid species itself is incredible enough, but the story of Homo longi is especially unique due to the circumstances of its discovery.
The pair were researching violent trauma on skeletal remains of prehistoric hunter-gatherers when they came across the finding.
Hebrew U and Tel Aviv University researchers found remains of a new type of ‘Homo’ who lived in the region some 130,000 years ago.
A new analysis of an archaeological site in Scotland found that people kept the artifacts owned by their deceased loved ones after they passed away.
The stele is accredited to the reign of the pharaoh Apries and may discuss a military campaign of his. One campaign saw him try to fight the Babylonians as they sought to destroy the First Temple.