Tag: Israel Antiquities Authority

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.

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.


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