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.

Unexpected origin of Egypt's Great Sphinx discovered

New research reveals that nature played a significant role in the creation of the iconic Great Sphinx.


What would Cleopatra and Augustus look like today? Check it out

Earlier this year, Netflix’s attempt to depict Cleopatra was met with disappointment.


Love letters to French navymen uncovered after 265 years

Letters from family members shed light on women's literacy and wartime experiences in 18th-century France

Pristine and mysterious milky pool discovered in deep underground cave

Explore the untouched beauty of a cave where researchers found a pool filled with a mysterious milky liquid, untouched by human hands.


New research might point out to location, remains of Noah's Ark

Archaeologists identify and analyze a ship-shaped mound in the Mount Ararat complex in eastern Turkey, described by the Bible as the Ark's final destination.


The enigmatic 'Ancient Alien Library' concealed beneath the Great Sphinx

Researchers raise questions about the existence of an advanced society or the involvement of extraterrestrials in the creation of this enigmatic library.


15,000-year-old red-shell beads earliest example of organic red pigment use

The finds were made in the Kebara cave on Mount Carmel near Haifa.

Ancient aqueduct from time of Roman occupation discovered in Jerusalem

The excavation efforts also led to the discovery of a coin from 67/68 CE, during the first Jewish revolt against the Roman occupying forces.

Discovery of emperor's tomb proves ancient power struggle in China

Artifacts buried underground were found, these included terra-cotta figurines, for which the region is well known.

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