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Israel Archaeology

Israeli Couple Finds Ancient Mikvah Bath Under Their Floorboards

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 07.03.2015 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) An Israeli family experienced the surprise of a lifetime when, during a home renovation, workers discovered a 2,000-year-old Jewish ri...

Ancient Byzantine Church Discovered During Highway Construction In Israel

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.11.2015 | Religion

Road construction projects in Israel often run the risk of encountering ancient ruins along the way. Such was the case for a 1,500-year-old Byzantine ...

Ancient Mask Of Pagan God Pan Uncovered In Israel

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Religion

Archaeologists in northern Israel have uncovered what they believe to be a 2,000-year-old bronze mask representing Pan, the ancient Greek god of flock...

Archeologists Mystfied By Elephant Mosaics In Ancient Synagogue

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.09.2014 | Religion

There are many amazing characters and creatures described in the Hebrew Bible, but elephants are not among them. Imagine the surprise of a team of ...

Samson Mosaic Discovered In Ancient Israeli Synagogue

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.05.2012 | Religion

A colorful mosaic depicting the Biblical figure Samson has been discovered in the Galilee region of Israel, according to the Israeli Antiquities Autho...

Rare Hercules Statue Discovered In Israel

Posted 10.17.2011 | Arts

A rare Roman-era statue of Hercules was discovered in Northern Israel, and experts are hailing the find for its "exceptional artistic quality." ...