Tag: Antiquities

Historical objects from antiquity, particularly from classical Greece, Rome, Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East.

IAA to Excavate Judean Desert Caves in Search of Scrolls

05/26 | The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a national plan to conduct comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves to “rescue” all remaining Dead Sea Scroll fragments from looters.   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls.

Divers Discover Sunken Cargo at Herod’s Port City

05/19 | Divers at the ancient port city of Caesarea Maritima in Israel discovered a 1,600-year-old trove of bronze statue fragments, coins and other finds that once comprised the cargo of a   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.

Amulet with Cartouche of Thutmose III Discovered in Jerusalem

04/26 | A schoolgirl participating in the Temple Mount Sifting Project in Jerusalem found a rare amulet bearing the name of Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose III.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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