Early man at Gesher Benot Yaakov ate elephant, deer and gerbils, augmented with sides of nuts, fruit and plants, preserved almost a million years by water.
Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old archaeological finds at Tel Dan suggest that the Danites were Aegean soldiers hired by Canaan's Egyptian overlords to keep order.
The legs were discovered in 1904 in Nefertari's tomb, which had been extensively looted and contained mummy parts mixed up with other human remains.
A statue base from 1,900 years ago found at Dor survived shellfish and seawater, and to the archaeologists' shock, revealed a previously unknown governor of Judea.
Jug found in Yehud was typical of the period, the large human figurine on its top was utterly unique.
Archaeologists find monumental harbor built by King Cheops 4,600 years ago at Wadi el-Jarf to import stuffs to build the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Bone fragment, coal chip and a seed dating to 3000 B.C.E., 1,000 years later than expected, reignite academic brawl.
Figures of Canaanite goddesses, magnificent scarab with gold bezel among finds in biblical Gezer building foundations.
As the ceiling of the blazing Canaanite palace collapsed, foods, jewelry, axes and treasures were buried, and beautifully preserved, under ash and blackened stone.
Egyptian statues, coins and jewelry among treasures Lord Elgin's brig Mentor carried when the overladen ship sank off Kythera.
Archaeologists counter GOP hopeful’s view that Egyptian pyramids were built by Joseph to store grain with the known facts.
Workers restoring the crumbling Church of the Holy Sepulchre did not however go down to the shelf on which Jesus' body was said to have lain.
Archaeologists are usually wary of any finds not discovered in a supervised dig, though Antiquities Authority insists ancient scroll is authentic.
827-square meter floor mosaic from the Umayyad period, found near Jericho, will be open to the public next year.
Rare 2,800-year-old papyrus written in ancient Hebrew, retrieved from thieves, describes a shipment of wine from biblical town of Na’arat to Jerusalem in time of the Kingdom of Judah.
State antiquities agency hopes disclosures will quell competing claims about work carried out at the holy site.
Archaeologists discover layer of ash from the young crusader knight's assault to retake Jerusalem from the regent queen Melisande, who felt her son wasn't ready to rule yet.
There is no record of the Canaanites ousting their Egyptian overlords, but 3,100-year-old remains of fiery destruction suggest they did just that.
An archaeological dig has revealed Roman ammunition that is thought have been used to help break through a protective city wall prior to the destruction of the Second Temple.
Ancient contract carved on stone, for land complete with slaves and an altar, stipulates penalties for damage and demands guarantors.