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Archaeologists and workers excavate a dig site where the first ever building dating from the time of the Sanhedrin, recently discovered during excavations in the central town of Yavne, November 29, 2021.

Remains of building from time of Sanhedrin uncovered in Yavne

Supreme religious body in ancient Israel exiled to Yavne after fall of Jerusalem

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The 2,000-year-old silver coin found in Jerusalem, in a screen capture taken on November 23, 2021.

Israeli girl finds 2,000-year-old silver coin in Jerusalem

The coin could be one of 'the only items we can hold today that originated in the Temple itself'

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Remains of structures at the archeological site of Ashdod Sea, on the beach in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, on September 2, 2019.

Israel: Byzantine Basilica with mass burials uncovered

The mosaiced church is acclaimed as one of the earliest and largest Christian basilicas found in Israel

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View of archaeological discoveries from the First Temple period found in the Tel Lachish National Park, at the Israel Antiquities Authority offices in Jerusalem, September 28, 2016.

Israel’s archaeologists unearth evidence of Hannukah stories

Weapons, burnt wooden beams and dozens of coins were also found at the structure

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Michal Haber stands at the ancient ruins of Amuda, near the village of Amazya on November 30, 2017.

Archeologists shed light on how ancient Assyrians conquered Lachish

'The questions we wanted to answer were, how did they build this massive ramp?' says Professor Garfinkel

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Nir Distelfeld, an inspector for the Israel Antiquities Authority, with the Crusader sword.

Scuba diver discovers 900-year-old sword off Israel's coast

Discovery suggests the natural anchorage where it was found was used by ships in Crusader period

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Archaeologists and technicians of the Israel Antiquities Authority excavate inside a winepress at the Tel Yavne site in central Israel on October 11, 2021.

Dig in Israel unearths world’s largest Byzantine-era winery

Experts explain that the wine produced was revered in the region

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The rare stone toilet is 2700 years old. Most likely used by one of the dignitaries of Jerusalem

2,700-year-old toilet from First Temple-era discovered by archaeologists

Israel Antiquities Authority uncovers what was a rare luxury in the holy city at the time

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A gold coin minted in 638 or 639 and discovered in Ramat Ha-Sharon in an excavation by the IAA, depicting Emperor Heraclius, August 18, 2021.

Byzantine-era wine press discovered near Tel Aviv

Finds included a gold coin depicting emperor Heraclius and hill of Golgotha

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A picture taken on October 8, 2018, from the Chorazim Kibbutz, shows a general view of the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee.

Israeli girl finds 1,500-year-old bronze coin near Sea of Galilee

The Korazim site, which overlooks the Kinneret, includes the remains of a synagogue

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The Givati Parking Lot excavation grounds with the Old City walls in the background, July 14, 2019.

Evidence of earthquake mentioned in Bible unearthed during excavation in Jerusalem

This earthquake was probably one of the strongest in Antiquity

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Yerubael's inscription, written in ink on pottery.

Rare inscription from period of biblical judges uncovered in southern Israel

First time that the name 'Yerubael' has been found in archaeology outside of Bible

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Remains of a magnificent 2000-year-old building recently excavated and due to be opened to the public on July 8, 2021.

Magnificent 2,000-year-old public building unearthed near Western Wall

The structure, which stood along a street leading to Temple Mount was likely used for public functions

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An excavation by the Israel Antiquities Authority in Yavneh revealed a fully intact 1,000-year-old chicken egg.

Israel: Archaeologists discover 1,000-year-old fully intact chicken egg

Egg exposed during excavations of cesspit ahead of neighborhood development project

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The structure of the basilica was destroyed in the earthquake that occurred in Israel in 363 CE.

2,000-year-old Roman basilica, the largest in Israel, discovered in Ashkelon

Excavation directors say basilica founded by Herod the Great, Roman client king of Judea

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Un ouvrier de l'Autorité des Antiquités tient une lampe à huile en bronze datant de l'époque romaine, découverte lors de fouilles dans la Cité de David, dans la vieille ville de Jérusalem, le 5 mai 2021.

2,000-year-old oil lamp found in Jerusalem's City of David

Shaped like a face cut in half, the artifact was likely used as a 'foundation deposit,' researchers said

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A 1,600-year-old mosaic on display in Yavne on April 26, 2021.

Excavations at ancient Yavne reveal 1,600-year-old mosaic

According to archeologists this is the first time that such a pavement has been uncovered in the town

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Workers from the Israel Antiquities Authority uncovering an administrative storage center from the days of Kings Hezekiah and Manasseh (8th century to the middle of the 7th century BCE), in Jerusalem, on July 22, 2020.

7th-century mosque found in northern Israeli town of Tiberias

'In terms of archaeological finds, it is very rare to find ancient mosques'

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General view of Gethsemane garden across the Kidron Valley on the Mount of Olives, a mile-long ridge parallel to the eastern part of Jerusalem, where Jesus is said to have prayed on the night of his arrest before his Crucifixion.

Jewish ritual bath from Jesus' time discovered at Gethsemane in Jerusalem

The Church of Gethsemane, one of Christianity's most important churches, draws thousands of people every year

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Finds from the Beit Nattif excavation in Beith Shemesh, including ceramic oil lamps, figurine fragments and stone lamp molds.

Ancient oil lamp workshop from Roman period discovered in Israel

Among hundreds of intact ceramic oil lamps, two bearing symbols of the menorah found

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Workers from the Israel Antiquities Authority uncovering an administrative storage center from the days of Kings Hezekiah and Manasseh (8th century to the middle of the 7th century BCE), in Jerusalem, on July 22, 2020.

Rare Byzantine-era church unearthed in Golan Heights

The site is thought to have originally served as a temple dedicated to the Greek god Pan

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An ancient two shekel weight discovered in Jerusalem's Old City photographed next to a modern-day two-shekel coin on October 13, 2020.

First Temple period two shekel weight discovered in Jerusalem's Old City

The ancient limestone weight dates from the Iron Age and was retrieved in the City of David sifting project

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Un homme passe devant le Dôme du Rocher, dans l'enceinte du Mont du Temple, dans la Vieille ville de Jérusalem le 16 mars 2020.

Report: Waqf seals mysterious pit uncovered on Temple Mount

Jewish organization urges Israeli authorities to conduct thorough archaeological investigation