Coins from Jewish Revolt and Pontius Pilate eras found between pavestones of road, which led to Emperor Hadrian’s highway.
Burial monument’s sheer size and dating from around time of other Golan monumental artifacts suggest evolution of culture was more complex than had been thought, Prof. Gonen Sharon tells Haaretz.
The Romans exploited an even more ancient mine but built elaborate ventilated underground galleries, going deeper than had been thought possible at the time.
Remains of miraculously preserved camp by the Sea of Galilee included brush huts, grains and stone tools that show farming began far earlier than thought.
Using clearly dated Judahite pottery jars, archaeologists and geophysicists show the magnetic field has fluctuated violently before without ending life on the planet.
Shattered pottery jars over 2,000 years old and abandoned 20th-century pickaxes indicate that once, scrolls had been there. All that’s left is one blank parchment.
Massive buildings, early writing show Iklaina wasn’t a backwater as thought, but a center of Mycenaean rule that was destroyed by the Palace of Nestor, archaeologists say.
Location of pagan cult site outside city walls of Hippos-Sussita suggests the primary purpose of the theater was to worship the gods, not entertain the masses.