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Archaeologists uncover magnificent palace from the time of the Kings of Judah

The Director of the excavation, Yaakov Billig, with the capitals.(Photo: Yoli Shwartz/Israel Antiquities Authority)A grand palace dating back to the time of the Kings of Judah has been discovered by archaeologists in Jerusalem.  The site sits on the Armon Hanatziv Promenade and may have been the home of one of the Kings of Judah or... Read more

Archaeologists Uncover 3,200-Year-Old Canaanite Fortress Dating to Book of Judges

Archaeologists Uncover 3,200-Year-Old Canaanite Fortress Dating to Book of Judges A 3,200-year-old Canaanite fortress from the time of the biblical book of Judges has been uncovered by archaeologists in Israel and is now open to the public.The fortress, at 26 feet by 26 feet, rests near Kibbutz Galon, Israel, and was discovered by the Israel... Read more

Archaeologists uncover 1,300-year-old church near the Sea of Galilee

Part of the mosaic flooring discovered by archaeologists in the remains of a Byzantine-era church near the Sea of Galilee.(Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority)A 1,300-year-old church has been discovered by archaeologists near the Sea of Galilee.  The church measures 12m by 36m, and may have been part of a monastery.  It was unearthed during excavations being... Read more