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Israel’s rich biblical history can be found in the country’s archaeology. The Jerusalem Post shares the latest on archaeological excavations at significant biblical and historical sites in Israel and the region.

 Adhering to strict height restrictions to maintain the Old City’s skyline, Kimmel Eshkolot Architects excavated 17 meters down to craft the new multi-level Tower of David Angelina Drahi Entrance Pavilion in an area between the outer Old City Ottoman-period wall and the inner wall.

After painstaking excavation, the Tower of David pavilion opens

A Roman head of the God Mercury has been found at Smallhythe in Kent

Ancient Roman god head stumbled upon by English archaeologists

 Temple offerings - miniature as well as food serving vessels, and a shell of marine mollusc, Tonna galea found in one of the temples

Plant, fruit analysis from Goliath's biblical city sheds light on Philistine rituals

 7,000-year-old sling stones discovered in Israel.

Ancient warfare meets modern tech: 7,000-year-old sling stones unveiled in Singapore

 The box on display at the Israel Museum archaeology gallery.

Rare stone box from the Second Temple period discovered in the City of David

 2,000 year old Hasmonean coin found by a kibbutz evacuee, February, 2024

2,000-year-old Hasmonean coin discovered by child evacuated on Oct.7

 Tridentinosaurus antiquus was discovered in the Italian Alps in 1931 and was thought to be an important specimen for understanding early reptile evolution

Mystery solved: Oldest fossil reptile found in the Alps is historical forgery

 The Lincoln Club delegation kicks off their Middle East tour in Egypt

Egypt aborts controversial pyramid renovation plan

By REUTERS
 Burial 19: joint interment of a dog and a human perinate.

‘Til death do us part: Humans, their dogs, other beloved animals were buried together

 The excavation of the Israel Antiquities Authority at Megiddo

1,800-year-old Roman Legionary Base discovered at Tel Megiddo

 A new study conducted in the ancient Roman ruins of Houten-Castellum in the Netherlands claims Ancient Romans used poisonous nightshade as a hallucinogenic drug. (Illustrative)

Ancient Romans used hallucinogenic drugs, new study shows

 Erez Abrahamov with his find.

IDF reservist finds ancient Assyrian seal amulet while hiking in Israel

 Ancient Egypt, illustrative

Tunnel that could lead to Cleopatra's Tomb is 'geometric miracle'

By Walla!
 PROF. GUY BAR-OZ from the University of Haifa at the ceremonial planting of the ancient varieties in a new vineyard at Avdat.

The ancient history of Israeli grape pips and wine

This is the first physical evidence of the use of cannabis in the modern era not solely in Italy but also in Europe, the team noted. 

New study suggests 17th century Italians were cannabis users

 Poseidon, god of the sea, earthquakes and horses.

Researchers find that hidden Poseidon temple is larger than previously assumed

 Gauntlet for the Left Hand, German, Augsburg, gilt copper ornament attributed to Jörg Sigman.

Swiss archaeologists find 'sensational' 14th-century gauntlet

 The Iron Age sword and mirror found in a 2,000 year-old burial on the island of Bryher, the Isles of Scilly

Accidental archaeological treasure: Workers stumble on medieval sword in Poland

 Jahaz Mahal- The Royal Enclave - Experience Mandu

Stone balls worshiped in India revealed to be dinosaur eggs

By Walla!
 The rare coin, providing evidence for the development of commerce.

Rare 2,550-year-old silver coin from Persian era uncovered in Jerusalem area

 Statue found at the site of Artemis's temple.

Archaeologists excavate ancient temple of Artemis in Greece

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