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.
Archaeologists found a 1,300-year-old ski frozen on top of a mountain in Norway in September, completing the best-preserved set yet discovered.
Until now, the earliest documented use of tobacco came in the form of nicotine residue found inside a smoking pipe from Alabama dating to 3,300 years ago.
The sophisticated facility was probably able to produce as many as two million liters of wine per year.
Next time you are watching the gymnastics, or see some acrobats at the circus, have a think back on the ways humans have been pushing their bodies to the limits for thousands of years.
A new study by Tel-Hai College and international archaeologists showed that ancient fishermen in Israel employed incredibly sophisticated technology.
The extraordinary find sheds light on life under the kings of Judah: "Only the rich could afford toilets."
A team of 25 researchers unearthed traces of civilization in a Turkey settlement dating back 7,000 years.
Vanguard Cave is one of four caves that make up the famous Rock of Gibraltar and a nine-year-excavation project led researchers to a sealed chamber with evidence of long-gone Neanderthal life inside.
The Torah tells us that the Ark landed on the hills of Mt. Ararat, a dormant volcano near the east border of Turkey. The Durupinar site is approximately 30 km south of that mountain.
The newly-discovered species of killer whale, dubbed Phiomicetus anubis, most likely roamed the Earth's oceans during the Eocene Period, around 56 to 34 million years ago.
Hundreds of glass alcohol bottles from a World War I British army camp were uncovered in an archeological dig near Ramle, suggesting that the British soldiers loved their booze.
The now-dry Sultan's Pool, named for Sultan Suleiman I (1520-1566), was one of Jerusalem’s most important water reservoirs for hundreds of years.
Scientists announced the discovery of fossils of two Cretaceous Period meat-eaters on the southwest of the island, one of Europe's richest locales for dinosaur remains.
The Temple of Magnesia Zeus is well-known in the history of architecture. Archaeologists' goal is to reveal the entire temple by continuing excavations throughout the year.
Turkish archaeologists found a Byzantine-era fountain while repairing an ancient palace in Istanbul.
A US Geological Survey team found footprints left in North America by humans 21-23 thousand years ago.
The gold was reportedly buried by an Iron Age chieftain back in the sixth century. The stash included lavish jewelry, Roman coins, an ornament, medallions known as bracteates.
The findings at V2 landing sites can tell researchers more about the World War II V2 rockets and where they were made.
Remains from a cave in Bulgaria are the oldest samples of Upper Palaeolithic Homo sapiens in Europe and are important for research of the diaspora of early humans from the Middle East to Europe.
Archaeologists managed to reconstruct the rest of 25 individuals, all men, and analyzed their wounds.
Researchers discovered clay figurines and a large building of polished limestone, both used for religious services.
Archaeologists investigated the destruction of Tall el-Hammam and discovered an event similar to the description of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
The complex – revered in the Jewish, Samaritan, Christian and Muslim traditions – looks like it belongs in the Peloponnese or Mount Athos.
These discoveries, first unearthed from Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco in 2011, are indications of the invention of clothes, and the development of tools necessary to create them.
The burial site was used in the early Bronze Age and the Jutes took it over 2,500 years later.