Electric company worker found 3500-year-old knife bit, many artifacts over the years; now returned by family to State of Israel.
Metal working techniques alien to Canaan and Gath's development after Philistine arrival provide more clues as to their origin.
Ancient frescoes also found in two discoveries that undermine claims of devastation following Jews' Great Revolt against Romans.
Ancient Roman city was a center of Artemis worship until her temple burned down one time too many, leading people to question the goddess' power.
The Tullianum dungeon, older than Rome itself, was where Romans locked up their worst enemies: from the Great Jewish Revolt leader to (supposedly) St. Peter and St. Paul.
Thutmosis scarabs, magnificent imported ceramics and gemstones attest to a rich Bronze Age city in Cyprus.
Some Asians possess genes that aren't Homo sapiens, Neanderthal or Denisovan, but another human species altogether, Indian study finds.
Everybody in the Mediterranean around 3,000 years ago hated and envied these masters of seafaring, but who exactly were these Phoenicians?
Ancient Egyptian named Iret-Khor-Ero loved his starch and also had terrible teeth, according to CT scans of the mummy going on display in Israel.
Graves found on Egypt's Aboukir Island from 1798 Battle of the Nile were of soldiers, sailors – and female warriors, some not even kept secret.