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3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Electrum Earring Pendant Discovered in Jerusalem
3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Electrum Earring Pendant Discovered in Jerusalem
3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Electrum Earring Pendant Discovered in Jerusalem
Uncovered a decade ago on the Ophel excavations, an exquisite gold object is finally unveiled to the public at the opening of the ‘King David and Solomon Discovered’ exhibit in honor of late Israeli archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar.
‘Enigmatic’ Second Temple Period Stone Box Discovered
‘Enigmatic’ Second Temple Period Stone Box Discovered
‘Enigmatic’ Second Temple Period Stone Box Discovered
What purpose did this 2,000-year-old item serve?
1,800-Year-Old Roman Legionary Base Found at Tel Megiddo
1,800-Year-Old Roman Legionary Base Found at Tel Megiddo
1,800-Year-Old Roman Legionary Base Found at Tel Megiddo
A Roman military base, at the foot of one of the world’s most battled cities
Eighth-Century B.C.E. Assyrian Scarab Discovered by Hiker in Lower Galilee
Eighth-Century B.C.E. Assyrian Scarab Discovered by Hiker in Lower Galilee
Eighth-Century B.C.E. Assyrian Scarab Discovered by Hiker in Lower Galilee
Winter rains reveal a buried gem.
Biblical Battle of Gath Verified Through Magnetism
Biblical Battle of Gath Verified Through Magnetism
Biblical Battle of Gath Verified Through Magnetism
‘Hazael king of Aram went up, and fought against Gath ….’
Mapping the Land of Israel
Mapping the Land of Israel
Mapping the Land of Israel
AIBA staff make a 3D map of Israel in preparation for the upcoming ‘Kingdom of David and Solomon Discovered’ exhibit.
‘Extremely Rare’ 2,550-Year-Old Coin Found in the Judean Hills
‘Extremely Rare’ 2,550-Year-Old Coin Found in the Judean Hills
‘Extremely Rare’ 2,550-Year-Old Coin Found in the Judean Hills
One of the earliest coins ever discovered in Israel
Uncovering the Identity of Melchizedek: Dead Sea Scroll 11QMelch
Uncovering the Identity of Melchizedek: Dead Sea Scroll 11QMelch
Uncovering the Identity of Melchizedek: Dead Sea Scroll 11QMelch
For thousands of years, speculation has abounded as to the true identity of Melchizedek—then out of the wilderness came a Dead Sea Scroll.
In the Making: ‘Kingdom of David and Solomon Discovered’ Archaeology Exhibit
In the Making: ‘Kingdom of David and Solomon Discovered’ Archaeology Exhibit
In the Making: ‘Kingdom of David and Solomon Discovered’ Archaeology Exhibit
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Eilat Mazar
Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar excavated ancient Jerusalem for more than 50 years. Dr. Mazar was a world-class biblical archaeologist who uncovered evidence of some of the Bible’s greatest stories and characters.
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