Article from the Age reporting the discovery of a 12,000-year-old neolithic settlement west of Jerusalem.
This museum in Jerusalem provides online exhibitions and an illustrated catalog of its collections from prehistory until the thirteenth century.
An illustrated gazetteer from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
An illustrated description from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs of this town founded in the reign of King Herod, with its many tombs and catacombs.
Nature article on ancient hearths unearthed in Israel considered to be nearly 800 millennia old.
From Nature, an Israeli research team has caught our ancestors in the act of learning to mine raw materials for tools.
Brief article from the BBC News about principal plant foods eaten by the people at Ohalo.
Describes the work of Hebrew University professor Jan Gunneweg on the archaeology of Israel and the eastern Mediterranean.
Describes academic programs, staff, excavation, research projects, library and collections.
Brief article by Jay Levinson in The Jewish Magazine describes this fortified palace located 15 kilometers south of Yerushalayim. With photos.
Illustrated article on this palace-fortress built by King Herod, and its excavations.
Seeks to collect and make accessible over the Web all of the previously published inscriptions (and their English translations) from the Land of Israel from the Persian period through the Islamic conquest (ca. 500 BCE - 640 CE).
The official site explains its services and policy. Also examples of the country's rich archaeological heritage, news, exhibitions and publications.
Illustrated article describing this ancient Jewish village and its excavations.
An information database from excavations. Includes images and text.
The Adler Collection includes more than 1,000 oil lamps, dated from the Bronze Age until the late Islamic Period. The collection represents all of the main types of oil lamps known throughout the periods.
Pre-publication information on the stone tablets unearthed by archaeologists at the Tel-Dan site.
Archaeologist and epigraphist: includes bibliography, articles and photographs.
From Science News. Lumps of red ocher excavated near human graves in an Israeli cave indicate that symbolic thinking occurred at least 90,000 years ago, much earlier than archaeologists have traditionally assumed.
Donald D. Binder's study of synagogues built before A.D. 70. Texts, illustrations, plans, and descriptions.
Publishes studies on the history, culture, and archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Includes contents, price and contact information.
A late Bronze Age and Philistine site in Tel Aviv.
The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs describes the discovery in 1986 of a boat constructed and used between 100 BCE and 70 CE.
Supports American-led study of the ancient Near East: describes history, staff, fellowship program, and contact information.
Illustrated article on this fortress dating from the time of Joshua and its excavations.
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