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Archaeology news and relevant current research about Ancient Israel and its neighbours.

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November

Israeli archaeologists unearth pregnant woman’s remains at ancient copper mines. In a find that has taken their field by surprise, Israeli archaeologists have unearthed the 3,200-year-old remains of a pregnant woman at the ancient copper mines in southern Israel’s Timna Valley.

October

Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theater uncovered after 1,700 years. Sought for 150 years, the remarkable discovery of the small theater changes archaeologists' perceptions of Roman-conquered Jerusalem after the fall of the Second Temple.

Is this huge inscription our missing link to the biblical 'Sea Peoples'?

Where Is Biblical Bethsaida?

The Samaria Ivories—Phoenician or Israelite?

Babylonian Trigonometry Table: The World’s Oldest? A new interpretation of Babylonian math

What Happened to the Canaanites? DNA study links ancient Canaanites to their modern descendants.

Ancient Papyrus Again Proves Israel's Biblical History

July

Kingdom of Israel…asking new questions of old data

http://asorblog.org/2017/06/20/land-kingdom-israel-asking-new-questions-old-data/

ANE “Game of Thrones”…apologia

http://asorblog.org/2017/07/12/big-bad-wolves-ancient-near-east-speak-royal-apologetic-context/

Silk textiles in Southern Levant

http://asorblog.org/2017/07/25/silk-textiles-southern-levant/

Gihon Spring tower dated

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170615120635.htm

DNA testing

http://www.abc.net.au/science/

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/summer-2017/article/modern-day-lebanese-descend-from-the-canaanites-suggests-genetic-study

Palaeolithic hunting in Israel

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Humans-hunted-freshwater-turtles-in-Israel-60000-years-ago-500757

Were the Philistines 'local' to ANE?

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.802928

Evidence of Babylonian destruction from City of David

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/jerusalem/they-were-here-on-tisha-bav-new-evidence-of-babylonian-destruction-discovered-in-city-of-david/2017/07/26/

Water system at Ha’Ayn

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/impressive-2700-year-old-water-system-discovered-near-rosh-haayin/2017/07/20/

Last refuge of rebels in Jerusalem

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/.premium-1.718720

Apologia of ANE Kings…David and ish-Baal

http://asorblog.org/2017/07/12/big-bad-wolves-ancient-near-east-speak-royal-apologetic-context/

The Second Temple menorah

http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/temple-at-jerusalem/rome-images-of-the-temple-menorah/?mqsc=E3897398&utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=BHDDaily%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=ZE7A7JZ00

http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/archaeology-today/cultural-heritage/the-arch-of-titus-in-color/

New finds suggest Second Temple priests who fled Romans kept up holy rituals in the Galilee.

School students excavating. They discover a 900 year old Crusader jewelry trove.

June

Computer games and archaeology

http://asorblog.org/2017/06/26/value-project-videogames-archaeology-leiden-university/

A Late Bronze Age discussion starter…asking new questions of old data

http://asorblog.org/2017/06/20/land-kingdom-israel-asking-new-questions-old-data/

Finds from “monarchy” period at Tel Motza

http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/12/temple-and-rare-cache-of-sacred-vessels-from-biblical-times-discovered-at-tel-motza/69923

Solomonic Ruins at Gezer

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.739358

Dead Sea Scrolls

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.760249

Bronze Age destruction of Khirbet-el-Batrawy

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.752808

Elyashiv Ostrakon

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.796024

Philistines and pork

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.787738

Final excavation report on First Jewish Revolt site at Gamla

http://asorblog.org/2017/05/30/gamla-excavations-final-report-rest-story/

Machine translation technology developing for cuneiform texts

https://cdli-gh.github.io/mtaac/

May

Numismatic study 

https://www.google.com/url?hl=en-GB&q=http://ASOR.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02MTUxMTY1JnA9MSZ1PTkwNTIxODc0NiZsaT00MzQxMDI3OQ/index.html&source=gmail&ust=1495834363564000&usg=AFQjCNHZ_rnrepLJ1G31vY4nn32ufqvcPg

Evidence of tsunami impact in ancient Israel 

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.782460

Evidence of Second temple 

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=41549

Story of a Bronze Age Syrian refugee 

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/3500-year-old-syrian-refugee-also-one-archaeologys-most-important-finds-180962843/

Temple Mount Sifting Project threatened 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/in-bid-for-survival-archaeologists-point-to-egyptian-finger-from-temple-mount/

Ancient Israel in 3-D 

http://www.livescience.com/58566-ancient-jerusalem-reconstructed-in-virtual-reality-app.html

Legal papyri from “The Cave of the Letters” at Wadi Hever 

http://asorblog.org/2017/05/09/ancient-legal-papyri-bring-lost-world-life/

April

Previously unknown Governor of Judea 

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.756193

Caesarea Harbour Entry 

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.785858

The Epic of Gilgamesh 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=6JrOkT6VYKA (Use with care XX version)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd7MrGy_tEg  (first 60 minutes) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pGhEu9elnA

(Ensure that students are careful if sent to Youtube…there are numerous offerings re the ‘alien’ origins of humans) 

Mesopotamian beer-making 

http://asorblog.org/2017/04/25/potent-potables-past-beer-brewing-mesopotamia/

Dead Sea Scrolls

http://asorblog.org/2015/04/14/zodiac-calendars-and-angelic-teaching-in-the-dead-sea-scrolls/

The search for David

http://asorblog.org/2015/09/14/king-david-slept-here/

Plans to renovate harbour at Caesarea

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/plans-to-renovate-ancient-harbor-at-caesarea/2017/04/20/

Second Arch of Titus

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.778103

Ancient dolmen in Golan

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.775318

A guide to Babylonian demons

http://www.haaretz.com/life/.premium-1.778024

A response to Proto-Sinaitic alphabet link

http://asorblog.org/2017/04/14/response-douglas-petrovichs-hebrew-language-behind-worlds-first-alphabet/

Life of Jesus

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/14/what-is-the-historical-evidence-that-jesus-christ-lived-and-died?CMP=soc_567

King Solomon and the Passover

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/03/dining/the-legend-of-king-solomon-and-the-passover-feast.html?contentCollection=weekendreads&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=c-column-middle-span-region&region=c-column-middle-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-middle-span-region

More from Temple Mount "sifting"

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/jerusalem/part-of-egyptian-statue-may-have-been-discovered-by-temple-mount-sifters/2017/04/09/

Possible new site in Iran

http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/412450/Archaeologists-dispatched-to-newly-unearthed-site-in-southeast

Efforts to protect artefacts against theft in Syria

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39331342

Evidence of life of early Christians

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/how-did-jesus-live-this-new-israeli-excavation-could-provide-some-clues/2017/03/20/a94bd0d4-0d6a-11e7-b2bb-417e331877d9_story.html?utm_term=.b2bff3821601

Hebrew linked to Proto-Sinaitic alphabet

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/15b688c5de94e0be

Archival footage of Nineveh...1920s and 1930s excavations

http://royalasiaticsociety.org/film-footage-of-excavations-in-iraq/

Encoding archaeological data...Youtube slide presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsU6hKBhY00

Masada controversy

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/.premium-1.563888

King Solomon's Mines

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/king-solomon-mines-bible-timna-dung/

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170117135950.htm

Dead Sea Scrolls in USA...real or forgeries?

http://www.livescience.com/58507-new-dead-sea-scrolls-sold-in-us.html

Nimrud under threat!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-31760656

Ancient Assyrian Tomb discovered in Iraq 

http://www.livescience.com/58433-ancient-assyrian-tomb-discovered-in-iraq.html#undefined.gbpl

Masada

https://aeon.co/essays/decoding-the-ancient-tale-of-mass-suicide-in-the-judaean-desert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAGbYy2NduU

March

Met Museum Makes 375,000 Images Available for Free  

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/arts/design/met-museum-makes-375000-images-available-for-free.html?_r=0

Dead Sea Scrolls reviewed after 70 years

http://asorblog.org/2017/03/21/the-dead-sea-scrolls-at-70/

1177 BCE...crisis in the Ancient near East...video lecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRcu-ysocX4

Lachish...resources and links

http://www.bibleplaces.com/lachish/

Crusader shipwreck off Israel

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium-1.776208

Ancient road discovered at Bet Shemesh

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/2000-year-old-road-excavated-near-bet-shemesh/2017/03/07/

 Ancient Rock Art in Galilee

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/4000-years-old-mysterious-tomb-with-rock-art-exposed-in-upper-galilee/2017/03/05/

February

Youtube movies about Biblical-Judaean coins…six in all 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUVogrnnCkQ&t=2s

Best finds from 2016

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.761814

Significant ancient inscription found at Peki’in

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/1800-year-old-Hebrew-stone-inscriptions-found-in-ancient-Galilee-synagogue-482175

http://www.timesofisrael.com/hebrew-carvings-on-column-lend-weight-to-galilee-villages-jewish-past/

Archaeology and politics on the West Bank

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/02/16/511595881/in-west-bank-israeli-and-palestinian-archaeologists-both-lay-claim-to-heritage?utm_content=buffer369b2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

New Masada expedition

http://www.israel21c.org/new-masada-expedition-gets-underway/

https://www.facebook.com/MasadaExpedition

Roman fortifications unearthed at Beth-She’arim

http://www.timesofisrael.com/archaeologists-shocked-to-find-ancient-gateway-at-house-of-gates/

More Dead Sea Scrolls?

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/thuo-af1020817.php

January 

New discoveries at Hippos-Sussita near Sea of Galilee

http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/biblical-archaeology-sites/ancient-roman-theater-hippos-sussita/?mqsc=E3867790&utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=BHDDaily%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=E7B119

Masada video

https://www.facebook.com/TheJerusalemPost/videos/919682651486741/

Copper smelting at Early Israel site 

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/TAU-archaeologists-unearth-ancient-Negev-copper-smelting-site-dating-to-King-David-478502

Roman theatre in Golan Heights

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/haifa-u-archeologists-excavate-golan-heights-roman-theater-3d/2017/01/10/

View old City of Jerusalem 

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/winter-2017/article/new-app-allows-users-to-see-ancient-jerusalem-virtually

Second temple era engravings in Judean hills

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/hikers-discover-engravings-of-menorah-and-cross-in-judaean-lowlands-water-cistern/2017/01/03/

Herodian road may be clue to revolt

http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium-1.762348

Daily or weekly news compilation sites 

American School of Oriental Research for Ancient Near East 

http://asorblog.org

Photo Archive http://www.asor.org/archives/collections.html

Subscribe to Ancient Near East Today http://asorblog.org/ancient-near-east-today-vol-v-no-3/

ASOR tv  https://www.youtube.com/user/ASORTV

Bible History Daily 

Biblical Archaeology Society.  
Daily News for discoveries from the Holy Land 

http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/category/news/

Bible Archaeology News

Recent discoveries and latest news 

http://www.bible-history.com/archaeology/news/

Science Daily

Source for latest research in many areas…good cross-over of various disciplines in the  Sciences and Archaeology

https://www.sciencedaily.com/

Archaeology Rocks 

A facebook page updated regularly with archaeology news from around the world, including good posts on discoveries from Israel. 

https://www.facebook.com/Archaeologyrocks101/ 

Ancient News: The Modern Scholarship of the Ancient World 

http://www.biblicalartifacts.com/ancient_news.html 

Archaeology: A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America 

http://www.archaeology.org/news

Archive

2016

Mosaic found at Jericho

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/29/middleeast/jericho-mosaic-inside-the-middle-east/index.html

Unique ceramic vessel found in Israel.

http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2016/11/spectacular-3800-year-old-pottery.html#R0MdZsJhsdbFCLr1.97

Reconstruction of Herodian "tiles"

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Archeologists-restore-tiles-from-Second-Temple-in-Jerusalem-467021

Early version of Decalogue on stone for sale

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/15/arts/10-commandments-tablet/index.html?iid=ob_lockedrail_topeditorial

More on the Dome of the Rock and the Temple in Jerusalem

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/ancient-muslim-inscription-confirms-dome-of-the-rocks-jewish-temple-origin/2016/10/28/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=push_notification&utm_campaign=PushCrew_notification_1477638488&pushcrew_powered

Impressive discovery at Tel Hazor

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Historic-archeological-discovery-of-Egyptian-statue-unearthed-in-Tel-Hazor-462312

Treasure discovered at Tel Gezer

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Ancient-trove-of-gold-and-silver-discovered-Israeli-archeological-site-472560

Destruction layer found at citadel of Khirbet al-Batrawy

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.752808

Rare early Islamic gold coin found in Galilee

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/rare-1200-year-old-gold-coin-discovered-in-lower-galilee/2016/11/01/

Discovery of papyrus...early reference to Jerusalem...and rebuttal.

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/discovery-jerusalem-on-hebrew-papyrus/2016/10/21/

http://www.rollstonepigraphy.com/?p=715

Lachish...update on First Temple era gate...reference to new visitors' centre

https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/first-temple-period-gate-shrine.html#9qZTu5ocVtCfqItr.97

Temple Mount Sifting Project

https://templemount.wordpress.com/

Archaeology and politics in Jerusalem…responses to UNESCO resolution concerning the Temple Mount

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/archaeology-101-jews-and-the-temple-mount/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=6a00b3dff6-2016_10_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-6a00b3dff6-55221657

http://www.timesofisrael.com/unescos-jerusalem-resolution-ignores-christian-roots-too/

Recent work at Megiddo

https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/10.5615/neareastarch.77.1.0032.pdf?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

https://sites.google.com/site/megiddoexpedition/Fresh-Updates

Archaeography of “Holy Land”

http://askwhy.co.uk/judaism/0165Archaeology.php

David & Goliath…something for the iconoclasts

https://www.ted.com/talks/malcolm_gladwell_the_unheard_story_of_david_and_goliath?language=en

3-D Pompeii

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161004103319.htm

Unique Mycenaean discovery near Pylos

https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2016/10/lord-of-rings-rare-discovery-in-bronze.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheArchaeologyNewsNetwork+(The+Archaeology+News+Network)#vzGfCxEKveZA2UsH.97

https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2015/10/bronze-age-warrior-tomb-unearthed-in-sw.html#2SzkU7KZ4tm4YmPx.97

Discovery of ornamental garden at Petra

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.744119

New discoveries at Philistine Gath

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.738150

Water resources and the human colonisation of Australia

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2016/article/water-sources-and-human-colonization-of-australia

First Temple era gate found at Lachish

https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/first-temple-period-gate-shrine.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheArchaeologyNewsNetwork+(The+Archaeology+News+Network)#byWlMjbdR7xUasZz.97

Toilet uncovered at Lachish

http://www.timesofisrael.com/iron-age-toilet-is-evidence-judean-king-dumped-on-the-gods/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=d6e3b333f1-2016_09_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-d6e3b333f1-55221657

Virtual Unwrapping…reading the scroll from En-Gedi.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160922092147.htm

https://youtu.be/GduCExxB0vw.

Discovery of artefact from Second Temple

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4854160,00.html

Roman frescos in Galilee

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160810113901.htm

Marble “Venus” found at Petra

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160912132735.htm

Rare Roman Coin found in Jerusalem

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160913150507.htm

DNA testing confirms antiquity of Indigenous Australia

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/sep/21/indigenous-australians-most-ancient-civilisation-on-earth-dna-study-confirms

Indigenous Art

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/researches-date-worlds-earliest-rock-art-in-was-kimberley-region/news-story/51828180e17de98afc0b2c58e37d9be9

http://www.mq.edu.au/thisweek/2016/09/12/ice-aged-aboriginal-art-kimberley/#.V9dKIZN96t8

5000 year old "houses " found in northern Australia

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/indigenous/aborigines-were-building-stone-houses-9000-years-ago/news-story/30ef4873a7c8aaa2b80d01a12680df77

Archaeology and modern politics?

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Dore-Gold-Archaeology-is-best-defense-of-Jewish-connection-to-Jerusalem-467343

Roman era mosaic from Israel

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rare-fresco-fragments-dating-back-to-Roman-era-discovered-at-Zippori-National-Park-463760

Roman artefacts from Caesarea

http://www.archaeology.org/issues/227-1609/trenches/4739-trenches-israel-caesarea-roman-figurines

Bronze Age discovery in Israel

http://www.livescience.com/55852-worker-discovers-bronze-age-treasures-in-israel.html

Ancient irrigation system in Israel

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/7000-year-old-pits-found-in-northern-Israel-suggest-sophisticated-ancient-irrigation-466414

Earliest "paleo" diet?

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/real-paleo-diet-it-might-have-included-bread-n640021

Ancient ceramic "factory" in Israel

http://www.livescience.com/55559-roman-pottery-kiln-discovered-israel.html

Biblical scenes in ancient mosaic

http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/mosaics-old-testament-scenes-roman-era-synagogue-israel-04009.html

Significant Egyptian statue discovered at Tel Hazor

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Historic-archeological-discovery-of-Egyptian-statue-unearthed-in-Tel-Hazor-462312

DNA study identifies origins of early farmers in the Near East

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/summer-2016/article/ancient-dna-reveals-complex-genetic-history-of-near-east-at-dawn-of-agriculture

Dendrochronology used to update chronology of the ancient Near East

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160719161657.htm

Atomic physics may hold key to reading "scrolls" from the Villa of the Papyri 

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/summer-2016/article/reading-the-unreadable

Ptolemaic "underwater" City

http://www.sliptalk.com/heracleion-city-found-underwater/

Philistine Graveyard discovered in Israel

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/bible-philistine-israelite-israel-ashkelon-discovery-burial-archaeology-sea-peoples/

Vampire graves in Poland

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/06/01/healthy-vampires-emerge-from-graves-in-medieval-polish-cemetery/#725f89a54958

Pompeii skeletons

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/06/24/four-human-skeletons-appear-in-ancient-shop-near-pompeii/#6cce217b5afb

Medieval Foundry for weapons manufacture

http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/news/n0686-medieval-weapon-making-foundry-discovered-on-shore-of-lake-baikal/

USA conservation issues

http://archive.archaeology.org/online/features/southwest/

http://upr.org/post/archaeologists-urge-obama-protect-bears-ears

Petra “mystery”

http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/69905/city-biblical-desolation-yields-one-mysterious-ancient-discovery/#rXcOEvP3zqXBwXec.97

Attalid tombs?

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.725089

Coin hoard

http://www.jwire.com.au/hidden-2400-years/

Recovery of site from Jewish rebellion

http://www.timesofisrael.com/in-bar-kochba-rebels-caves-salvaging-what-the-thieves-left-behind/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=0139c8e08d-2016_06_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-0139c8e08d-55221657

The driver of a Norwegian Embassy car was caught trying to smuggle ten kilograms of antiquities out of Israel. 

http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/69242/customs-authorities-stop-apparent-attempt-smuggle-antiquities-country/#yvwWrwrwI1G1Ph1w.99 

Bar Kochba Rebels’ Caves  

http://www.timesofisrael.com/in-bar-kochba-rebels-caves-salvaging-what-the-thieves-left-behind/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=0139c8e08d-2016_06_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-0139c8e08d-55221657 

Divers in Caesarea find largest treasure of gold coins ever discovered in Israel 

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Divers-in-Caesarea-find-largest-treasure-of-gold-coins-ever-discovered-in-Israel-391319 

Divers Unearth Largest Gold Discovery Ever Found in Israel (movie clip of the discovery) 

http://www.israelvideonetwork.com/divers-unearth-largest-gold-discovery-ever-found-in-israel/ 

Rare Egyptian amulet bearing the name of Pharaoh Thutmose III dating to 13th century BCE found in Jerusalem. 

https://templemount.wordpress.com/2016/04/19/rare-egyptian-amulet-bearing-name-of-ancient-pharaoh-found-in-earth-discarded-from-temple-mount/ 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/girl-12-finds-ancient-egyptian-amulet-at-jerusalem-dig/ 

#Stop Antiquities Theft: If Israel can do, so can India 

http://www.newsgram.com/stop-antiquities-theft-if-israel-can-do-so-can-india/

http://cdn.biblicalarchaeology.org/wp-content/uploads/Haifa-Dor-scarab.pdf?6966b9

3600-year-old Swedish Axes Were Made With Copper From Cyprus

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.719125

Archaeologists Find the Last Hideout of the Jewish Revolt in Jerusalem

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/.premium-1.718720

Rare Egyptian amulet bearing the name of Pharaoh Thutmose III dating to 13th century BCE found in Jerusalem.

https://templemount.wordpress.com/2016/04/19/rare-egyptian-amulet-bearing-name-of-ancient-pharaoh-found-in-earth-discarded-from-temple-mount/

http://www.timesofisrael.com/girl-12-finds-ancient-egyptian-amulet-at-jerusalem-dig/

Galilee Glass Kilns Prove Ancient Israel’s Manufacturing Prowess 

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.713942 

Amazing discovery shows ancient Israel was global glass producer 

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/210676#.VxBNQDB9670 

Bible breakthrough found in Israel 

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/the-times/bible-breakthrough-found-in-israel/news-story/87fe1827f83ce427a118d633eea2ec0f 

New look at ancient shards suggests Bible even older than thought 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/new-look-at-ancient-shards-suggests-bible-even-older-than-thought/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=5cc5bb213f-2016_04_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-5cc5bb213f-55221657 

Second Temple period bronze implements discovered in Magdala excavations 

‚Äč http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/IsraelExperience/History/Pages/Second-Temple-period-bronze-implements-discovered-in-Magdala-excavations-5-April-2016.aspx 

Were Hebrews Ever Slaves in Ancient Egypt? Yes 

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/.premium-1.713849 

Jesus Discovered in Dead Sea Scrolls 

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/jesus-discovered-in-dead-sea-scrolls/ 

Israeli Hiker Finds Rare Ancient Roman Coin 

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/israeli-hiker-finds-rare-ancient-roman-gold-coin-160314.htm 

https://weather.com/news/news/rare-roman-coin-discovered-by-hiker-israel 

Givati Parking Lot Dig Unearths Rare Seal of a Woman 

http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-artifacts/inscriptions/givati-parking-lot-seals/ 

Pharaoh in Canaan: The Untold Story 

http://www.imj.org.il/exhibitions/presentation/exhibit/?id=1073 

http://www.resnicow.com/client-news/first-ever-exhibition-exploring-cross-cultural-dialogue-between-egypt-and-canaan-during 

http://www.resnicow.com/file/1350/download?token=km_HyRQv

3,000-Year-Old Textiles Discovered in Israel. 

http://www.archaeology.org/news/4208-160224-israel-timna-cloth 

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2016/02/25/textiles-from-time-king-david-found-in-ancient-israeli-mine.html 

Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She’an outing 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/boy-finds-ancient-figurine-during-beit-shean-outing/ 

New Digital Tools Developed for the Dead Sea Scrolls 

http://www.archaeology.org/news/4203-160223-qumran-digital-scrolls 

I Spy: A 3,500-Year-Old Ancient Egyptian Scarab  

http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancient-cultures/ancient-near-eastern-world/3500-year-old-ancient-egyptian-scarab/ 

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Inscriptions in Jesus' Language 

http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/insideisrael/2016/January/Israeli-Archaeologists-Uncover-Ancient-Inscriptions-in-Jesus 

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online 

http://theartnewspaper.com/news/news/israeli-high-court-says-antiquities-dealers-must-document-all-artefacts-online

3,400-year-old Canaanite fort to be incorporated into modern high-rise building 

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/archaeology/1.695784 

Seal impression of King Hezekiah unearthed in the Ophel excavations. 

http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/55293/jerusalem-excavation-reveals-2700-year-old-seal-israelite-king-jerusalem/#VrwfeJz1E0HW67pG.99 

Hebrew University Archaeologists find prehistoric Village 

http://www.jwire.com.au/hebrew-uni-archaeologists-find-prehistoric-village/ 

Recent Ancient Discoveries Under the Western Wall 

http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/53521/new-ancient-discoveries-under-opinion/#viufCqdV2MuQDsbg.99 

Jerusalem was inhabited as far back as 7000 years ago archaeologists find 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/jerusalem-was-inhabited-as-far-back-as-7000-years-ago-archaeologists-find/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=4e5527ef74-2016_02_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-4e5527ef74-55221657 

Israeli archaeologists unearth unique stepped structure and podium in City of David, Jerusalem 

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/08/31/israeli-archaeologists-unearth-unique-stepped-structure-in-city-david.html 

http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/48131/second-temple-era-stairs-discovered-in-jerusalem-jerusalem/#jwzDTHXrJwb4lZS9.99 

Temple Sifting Project: Dumped Temple Mount Rubble Yields Jewish Artifacts 

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/80176#.VdK5evmrEnE 

Rare 3,000-year-old King David era seal discovered by Temple Mount Sifting Project 

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rare-3000-year-old-King-David-era-seal-discovered-by-Temple-Mount-Sifting-Project-419024 

400,000-year-old dental tartar provides earliest evidence of human-made pollution 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150617125735.htm 

Macquarie honour for Israeli professor 

http://www.jewishnews.net.au/macquarie-honour-for-israeli-professor/49454 

Remains of the city wall of the Philistine city of Gath 
http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/46930/giant-discovery-israel-uncovers-proof-goliaths-rule-jerusalem/#EYI3h0JB7jvfyOit.99 

Ancient farmstead and monastery exposed in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin 

http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/IsraelExperience/History/Pages/Ancient-farmstead-and-monastery-exposed-in-Rosh-Ha-Ayin-30-December-2015.aspx 

2,200-year-old bronze Duck-Shaped Incense Shovel Found in Israel 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/if-it-looks-like-a-duck-quacks-like-a-duck-is-it-a-clue-to-the-rise-of-jewish-galilee/ 

55,000-Year-Old Skull Fragment Found in Israel 

http://aabgu.org/55000-year-old-skull-fragment-found-israel/

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