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Archaeologists discover 2000-year-old unique complex by the Western Wall - The Jerusalem Post

The structure was sealed later in the Byzantine period under the floors of a large building about 1,400 years ago and was left untouched for centuries.

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‘Year 2 of freedom’: Rare Coin from Bar-Kochba Revolt Discovered at the Foot of the Temple Mount

By: Aryeh Savir A rare coin from the from Bar-Kochba Revolt, the Jews’ revolt against the Roman Empire in 132-136 CE, was recently discovered by Israeli archeologists at the foot of the Temple Mount, north of the City of David. The rare bronze coin, dis

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Seal of First Temple-era royal steward found in Jerusalem

A 2,600-year old bulla (seal) bearing a Hebrew name was uncovered recently in earth excavated in 2013 from beneath Robinson’s

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UNC Charlotte Team Discovers Evidence of the Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem | Jewish & Israel News

An archeological dig in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun. The director of the archaeological team excavating Mount …

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IDF Paratroopers Accidentally Uncover Ancient Guard Tower from time of King Hezekiah

IDF soldiers connected with their Biblical counterparts when they took part in an archaeological dig, uncovering a guard tower from the era of King Hezekiah

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How Ancient Coins and Seals Prove the Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

In the face of Palestinian attempts to deny the Jewish connection to Jerusalem, ancient coins and seals prove Jewish historical ties to the holy city.

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2000 Year Old Jewish Settlement Unearthed in Beer Sheva | The Jewish Press | 28 Adar II

The excavation discovered for the first time evidence of Jewish daily life in the ancient city.

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Jerusalem: Amazing Biblical archaeological finds in City of David

Two minuscule 2,600-year-old inscriptions recently uncovered in the City of David’s Givati Parking Lot excavation are vastly enlarging the understanding of ancient Jerusalem in the late 8th century.

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Hasmonean-Era Village Discovered, Proof of Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

Archaeological excavations at the Hasmonean village in Sharafat. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority. JNS.org – A large Hasmonean-era Jewish agricultural village was …

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Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old Hebrew 'Jerusalem' inscription - Jerusalem Post

The find is the first written evidence of the name "Jerusalem" found on a column drum dating from the Herodian period.

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The mixed prayer section at the Wall is an archaeological disaster

The choice of the specific location to build mixed prayer section in Jerusalem's Western Wall will bury priceless Jewish archaeological excavation.

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Recently uncovered Jewish Revolt coin shows rebels aware of impending disaster

Minted on the eve of the destruction of the Second Temple, coin discovered in City of David excavations reads, 'For the Redemption of Zion'

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Archeology is changing the (sur)face of Jerusalem - Jerusalem Post

Archaeology provides the most powerful proof of the authenticity of Jewish history and the connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel, and particularly, Jerusalem.

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ToI asks the experts: What are the most important finds of Israeli archaeology? | The Times of Israel

From Dead Sea Scrolls to space-age tech, the dramatic history of the ever-developing field is indelibly entwined with that of the nation itself

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Seal from First Temple Period found at Kotel supports biblical accounts - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

The new find supports the biblical rendering of the existence of a governor of Jerusalem 2,700 years ago, says archeologist.

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Netanyahu intervenes to save Temple Mount sifting project

Days after archaeological site said it would close for lack of cash, PM steps in, saying funding will continue

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Hebrew University archaeologists find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls cave

"This exciting excavation is the closest we’ve come to discovering new Dead Sea scrolls in 60 years," says researcher.

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Archaeologists get set to dig at Masada, after 11-year hiatus

Tel Aviv University Team will excavate rebel dwellings, Herod’s gardens in month-long expedition at UNESCO heritage site

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As U.N. Ignores Jewish Ties to Holy Site, Israel Produces Ancient Evidence - NYTimes.com

As Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, approved a resolution on Wednesday that ignored a Jewish connection to an ancient, hotly contested holy site in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority produced a rare papyrus fragment from the seventh century B.C., written in ancient Hebrew, that mentions Jerusalem by name.