An Israel Antiquities Authority project involves an effort to increase the Jewish presence in a Palestinian neighborhood lying just below the Al-Aqsa mosque and to assert religious influence over archaeological finds.
Location of pagan cult site outside city walls of Hippos-Sussita suggests the primary purpose of the theater was to worship the gods, not entertain the masses.
Spelunkers find images of a 7-branched candelabra and a cross in a water cistern dating to the Second Temple period.
As bad weather continues, experts assess damage after collapse of 1st-century B.C.E. structure; unidentified man dies of hypothermia at Kfar Sava hospital.
Documents from Iron Age and Roman times surfacing in the black market helped convince archaeologists there was more to be found.
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.
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.
Petitioners asked for the names of the archaeologists and a list of their finds - the court said no, though the Oslo accords stipulate that Israel must inform Palestinians of all excavations.
Jerusalem District Court accepts state’s position that publicizing names could expose archaeologists to academic boycotts and undermine Israel’s foreign relations.