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A Rare 2,200-Year-Old Earring of the Hellenistic-Era Found in Jerusalem

A Rare 2,200-Year-Old Earring of the Hellenistic-Era Found in Jerusalem

Photo by (Clara Amit, Israel Antiquities Authority) A 2,200-year-old gold earring has been found in Jerusalem’s Old City. The rare piece has a horned animal figure and belongs to the Hellenistic period (3rd-2nd century BCE). The excavation by the Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority brings light to an impervious era of Jerusalem’s […]

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The New Grand Egyptian Museum is Set to Open in Early 2019

Grand Egyptian Museum opening

The Grand Egyptian Museum, a new project meant to boost Egypt’s tourism industry, is expected to open in early 2019. Located near the Great Pyramids of Giza, the development is projected to generate 15,000 new jobs and will be one of the largest archaeological museums in the world. At a cost of $1 Billion, the […]

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Top 5 Caves to Visit in Israel

Top 5 caves to visit in Israel

Caves in Israel are well-known for their ancient treasures. Every year, many renowned researchers and archaeologists roam through the vast 1,200 caves systems in the hopes of finding answers to many mysteries about Israel’s past. While many of these caves are natural, you will find hundreds of man-made caves with ties to Biblical and historic […]

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Did Archaeologist Just Find King David’s City?

New disovery in Israel King Solomon City?

(Courtesy Avraham Faust/ Tel ‘Eton Archaeological Expedition) A group of archaeologists from the Bar-Ilan University have discovered an ancient site that could offer an understanding of the biblical kingdom of David and Solomon. While working on an excavation of a house named the “Governor’s Residence”, they found an enormous basement that extends 2,420 square feet. […]

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Top 10 Sites to Visit in Israel This Summer

Dolphin reef in Eilat

Photo by Ken Fung Roman aqueduct in Caesarea This impressive Roman aqueduct is worth visiting during the summer. The beautiful views of the beach make it a picture perfect site that will impress your Facebook friends. The structure was built in the 1st and 2nd century BC by Herod in an effort to provide a […]

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