• Jerusalem, Israel

    Fifteen feet underneath the City of David a man discovers several Roman missles or catapult stones also known as "Ballista" which were used by the Romans in the destruction of Jerusalem. The man returned them to the Israeli antiquities Authority and they were verified as authentic. They were found along the Pilgrim's Road in the City of David, Jerusalem.

  • Lachish, Israel

    Archaeologists Discover a limestone carving of Assyrian gods leading the inhabitants of ancient Lachish, where the city was decimated by the Assyrian army and led away into captivity. It was actually discovered at the site of a 12 century BC Canaanite temple at ancient Lachish. Among the ruins were also columns and towers, bronze cauldrons, daggers, ax heads, and an inscription by Ramsses II, one of the powerful pharaohs of ancient Egypt. There was also a pair of small smiting God's in one of the inner sanctuaries of the temple, and much more. There is much more to be discovered.

  • City Of David, Israel

    Archaeologists Unearth A 2,000 Year Old Stone Table Used For Measuring Various Currencies For Making Purchases. The Measuring Table From the Time Of Jesus Was Discovered Along A Large Paved Street In The City Of David, And Indicated That This Thoroughfare Between The Pool Of Siloam And The Temple Mount Contained A Marketplace Where There Was Buying And Selling With Weights And Measures. Experts Believe That This Table Belong To A Manager In The Marketplace. It Was Buried By The Romans In 70 Ad.

  • Shiloh, Israel

    During excavations at the site of ancient Shiloh in the city of David archaeologists uncovered a rare seal bearing the inscription, "[belonging] to Nathan-Melech, Servant of the King," This seal been from the kingdom of Judah. It is interesting that the both the name "Nathan Melech and his title "servant of the King" appear in the Bible, in the book of second Kings were he is described as an official in the court of King Josiah of Judah.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    Archaeologists Uncover Over 100 Coins Trapped Beneath The Paving Stones Under The Ancient Street In The City Of David Which Gives A Precise Date To The Street. The 2,000 Foot Long 26 Foot Wide Street Which Ran From The Pool Of Siloam Through The City Of David Up To The Temple Mount Has Been Positively Dated To Around 31 Ad, The Time When Pontius Pilate Was Prefect Of Judaea. It Was A Monumental Achievement By Pontius Pilate Who Constructed The Street Using Over 10,000 Tons Of Quarried Limestone. The Slabs Were Originally Discovered In 1894 And Until Recently Archaeologists Thought Them To Be From The Time Of The Destruction Of Jerusalem By The Romans.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    Scythian Arrowheads As Well As Gold And Silver Jewelry Dating To The 7th And 6th Centuries BC Have Been Excavated At Mount Zion In Jerusalem. These Arrowheads Are The Same As Those Used By Babylonian Warriors Of The Same Time Period. Similar Arrowheads Have Been Found At Other Sites That Were Destroyed By The Babylonians. The Discovery Brings Archaeological Evidence Of A Babylon Siege And Conquest Of Jerusalem As Mentioned In The Bible.

  • El-araj, Israel

    Byzantine Era Church Discovered On The Sea Of Galilee Which Is Likely To Be The Same Church That Was Identified In The Journals Of A Pilgrim Named Willibald In 725 AD Who Mentioned That A Church Was Built At Bethsaida Over The Home Of Andrew And Peter. Josephus Also Wrote Of Bethsaida At This Location.

  • Khirbet Al-rai, Israel

    Excavations Reveal A Philistine Settlement Dating To The Time Of David According To Carbon-14 Tests. Some Believe That It Could Be The Site Of Ancient Ziklag Where David Sought Refuge From King Saul Although Most Biblical Experts Believe That Ziglath Would Have Been Further South According To Joshua 15.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    First Temple Period Burnt Clay Seal Discovered In The City Of David Bearing The Name Nathan-Melech Who Is Mentioned In The Bible In The Book Of 2 Kings 23:11. He Was An Official In The House Of King Josiah And This Seal Could Very Well Have Belonged To The Same Nathan- Melech Who Is Mentioned In Connection With The Reforms Set By King Josiah. This Is A Significant Discovery Because It Is The First Discovery Connected To The Biblical King Josiah From The Time Of The First Temple, The Temple Of Solomon.

  • Abydos, Egypt

    Large Hall From The Temple Palace Of Pharaoh Rameses II Was Unearthed In Abydos Egypt. He Was The Son Of The Great Seti I, And One Of His Sons Was Pharaoh Merneptah Who Wrote On His War Diary About His Victories Over Libya And Boasted of His Victory Over "Israel" In The Land Of Canaan, Which Would Have Been During The Period Of The Judges Of Israel.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    In A Tunnel Underground In East Jerusalem A Large Roman Walkway 700 Yards In Length Has Been Dug-Through From The Time Of Jesus Which Could Be The Same Walkway That Jesus Told The Blind Man To Go From The Temple And Wash At The Pool Of Siloam Which Was Located At The Southern Corner Of The City Of David. The Excavation Reveals What Could Be The Main Thoroughfare From The Poor City Of David To The Temple Of Herod.

  • Black Sea

    Ancient Greek Merchant Ship Dating Back To The Time Of Ezra And Nehemiah Was Discovered In The Black Sea Near Bulgaria. The Ship Was Over One Mile Deep and Very Well Preserved Measuring Over 70 Feet In Length.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    The Word "Jerusalem" Was Excavated On A Stone Column In a Potters Quarter Of The City Of Jeruslalem By Israeli Archaeologists. It Dates To The Time Of Jesus And The Temple Of Herod The Great. The Stone Is The First Full Spelling Of Jerusalem From The Second Temple Period According To The Israeli Antiquities Authority. The Jerusalem Stone Is On Display At The Israel Museum.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    Archaeological Excavations At Jerusalem's Temple Mount In First Temple Remains Dr. Mazar Says "We Have Discovered a Seal Impression Which May Have Belonged To The Prophet Isaiah."

  • Caesarea, Israel

    Archaeologists Discover A Roman Era Mosaic At The Site Of Ancient Caesarea Dating Back To The 2nd or 3rd Century. The Colorfully Detailed Mosaic Has Small Stones Placed At About 12,000 Stones Per Square Meter.

  • Amarna, Egypt

    Archaeologists Uncover An Ancient Graveyard of Young Slaves Dating Back To The Time Of The Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt At Akhenaten's Capital City, Amarna.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    Archaeological Excavations At A First Century Garbage Heap In Jerusalem Reveals A Kosher Diet During The Time Of Jesus.

  • Rome, Italy

    Another Arch Of Titus Uncovered At The Ruins Of Domitian's Circus Maximus In Rome, Boasting Of His Brother Titus' Famous Victory Over The Distraught Jews.

  • Tel Dor, Israel

    An Ancient Stone Block Was Discovered In The Mediterranean Sea At Tel Dor In Israel Which Revealed The Name Of The Roman Governor Of "Judea" as Gargilius Antiquus. The Stone Dates to Around 135 AD. Soon After the Name of Judea Was Changed By The Romans To Syria/Palestina.

  • Lachish, Israel

    Archaeologists Uncovered Another Portion Of The City Gate Of Ancient Lachish Destroyed By King Sennacherib of Assyria Who Made The Site His Headquarters In The Campaign Against Hezekiah, King Of Jerusalem.

  • Gezer, Israel

    A Palace Was Unearthed By Archaeologists At The Site Of Ancient Gezer With Philistine Remains, Dating Back 3,000 Years To The Time That King David Had Expelled The Philistines From Gezer.

  • Ashkelon, Israel

    Archaeologists Discover An Ancient Philistine Burial Site At The City of Ashkelon In Israel Dating Back To The Period Of David And The Kings.

  • Nahariya, Israel

    Ancient Canaanite Fortress Dating Back To The Time Of Joshua And The Conquest Of Canaan Was Discovered, Among The Ruins Were Pottery, Bronze Weaponry, And A Large Wine Cellar.

  • Kursi, Israel

    Roman Era Hebrew Inscriptions Discovered On A Marble Stone At The Site Of Kursi Where It Was Believed That Jesus Cast The Demons Into A Herd Of Swine.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    Rare Ancient Seal Excavated At The Temple Mount, Dating Back To The Time Of The Jebusites And King David. The Seal Belonged To A High Ranking Person From The First Temple Era.

  • Valley Of Elah, Israel

    Israeli Archaeologists Unearthed A Large Number Of Pottery Fragments Including A Ceramic Jar With The Biblical Name Of Eshbaal (Ishboseth) Inscribed In Ancient Canaanite Script. Although This Was Not Referring To The Biblical Ishboseth, Son Of King David, It Has Been Dated To The Same Time Period (10Th Century BC). The Valley Of Elah Where It Was Discovered Was The Location Of The Battle Between David And Goliath.

  • Golan Heights, Israel

    Ancient Bronze Mask With Long Ears and Goat Horns of the Greek God Pan Was Discovered At The Site Of Ancient Sussita, Which Is In The Golan Heights. The Mask Was Identified Immediately As Representing The God Pan And His Dual Nature, Half Goat and Half Human.

  • Jezreel Valley, Israel

    Ancient Canaanite Gold Ring Bearing The Name Of The Egyptian Pharaoh Seti ! Was Discovered In The Valley Of Jezreel In An Egyptian Coffin Dating Back Near To The Time Of Moses.

  • Jerusalem, Israel

    More 11 Ancient Burial Boxes (Ossuaries) With Elaborate Engravings Were Found In Jerusalem Dating Back To The Time Of Jesus and The Second Temple. There Were 4 People Arrested Who Were Suspected Of Stealing The Find.

  • City Of David, Israel

    Recent Excavations Uncovered Ancient Pottery, Lamps, And Figurines Including Part Of A Bowl With An Inscription Bearing A Hebrew Name Dating Back To The Time Of King Hezekiah.


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