Tag: Israel Antiquities Authority

Magdala 2016: Excavating the Hometown of Mary Magdalene

07/08 | Dr. Marcela Zapata-Meza introduces readers to the excavations at Magdala, a first-century C.E. fishing village and the hometown of Mary Magdalene in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeology Today.

Hasmonean Coin Hoard Comes to Light at Modi’in

06/20 | After 2,140 years, a hoard of silver coins dating to the Hasmonean Period has once again seen the light of day.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.

Egyptian Scarab Amulet Unearthed at Sepphoris

06/16 | A group of Israeli students found a 3,300-year-old Egyptian scarab amulet during the excavation of a site at Sepphoris.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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