Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old 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.
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.