Category Archives: Archeology

Archeologists discover menorah inscribed on Early Islamic period coins

Jpost By Daniel K Eisenbud Researchers recently discovered that menorahs prominently adorned Muslim coins and vessels during the early Islamic period 1,300 years ago. Relics inscribed with the Jewish symbol dating to the Umayyad dynasty during the seventh-eighth centuries were … Continue reading

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The Arch of Titus and Saeb Erekat

Artuz Sheva – Israel National News Some questions for Mr. Erekat, who has asserted that his people have lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years. By Dr. Bert Miller, 12/12/17 14:58   Dr. Bert Miller After graduating … Continue reading

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Archeology in Israel as a political weapon

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologist Eli Shukron shows an ancient seal, at an archaeological site known as the City of David in Jerusalem December 25, 2011.. (photo credit: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) In Israel, archeology is far more than just science. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Seals from Judean Kingdom period shed light on life in ancient Jerusalem

Jpost Israel News By Daniel K. Eisenbud / September 4, 2017 A complete seal bearing the name “Achiav Ben Menachem.”. (photo credit:ISRAELI ANTIQUITIES AUTHORITY/ CLARA AMIT) A rare collection of ancient seals inscribed with the names of officials dating to … Continue reading

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Justices to Hear Dispute Over Seizing Iran Artifacts

Article By The Associated Press • 27 June 2017 Justices to Hear Dispute Over Seizing Iran Artifacts WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack who want to seize museum pieces in … Continue reading

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Modi’in family helps stop antiquities theft while on hike

Jpost Israel News By Daniel K. Eisenbud February 20, 2017 While out for an afternoon hike on February 11, a family from Modi’in spotted a suspicious man walking around a nearby archeological site from the Hellenistic and Roman periods with … Continue reading

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Israeli Archeologists to Start Digging at ‘Ark of the Covenant’ Site

Diggers will begin their first ever excavation at Kiryat Yearim. watch video Kiryat Yearim The site where the Ark of the Covenant was known to have been stored in Israel for two decades is about to be excavated for the … Continue reading

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