Tag: Israel Antiquities Authority

The Ancient Bean Diet: Fava Beans Favored in Prehistoric Israel

11/25 | A study of the seeds recovered during excavations of Neolithic sites throughout the Galilee indicates that legumes, especially fava beans, made up a substantial part of the Neolithic diet.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.

The Seleucid Akra: 2,200-Year-Old Jerusalem Fortress Uncovered?

11/13 | Archaeologists excavating in the City of David may have found the fortress that Seleucid King Antiochus constructed following his conquest of Jerusalem around 167 B.C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, News.

Renowned Collector Shlomo Moussaieff Dies at 92

10/25 | Shlomo Moussaieff, who owned the world’s largest private collection of Near Eastern antiquities, passed away in the summer of 2015 at the age of 92. What is the future of   Read more…

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