Underwater excavations of Corinth’s harbor at the port of Lechaion have exposed five-ton stone blocks and a perfectly preserved wooden post. This article has lots of illustrations. A 2-minute video takes you there.
The New York Times reports on the numerous ancient finds from Rome’s ongoing subway project.
Archaeologists have been excavating a large Byzantine church complex near Beth Shemesh.
Excavations have revealed that the population of Shiloh switched from Gentile to Jewish following the Maccabean Revolt.
New excavations have revealed a Hasmonean-era settlement at Susiya near Hebron.
Israel’s Culture Minister is initiating a $70 million plan to uncover, preserve, and develop historical sites in Jerusalem and vicinity.
The Israeli government has approved funding for a hiking trail through the West Bank and Golan Heights.
“The ancient city of Hazor in the Galilee seems to have muscled its way to fame and fortune partly by developing a unique business in farming sheep, instead of goats like everyone else in Canaan 3,700 years ago.”
Recent excavations at Jericho show a close relationship between the city and Egypt.
Archaeologists have traced the history of a menorah relief in various buildings in Tiberias.
A young girl discovered a Hasmonean-period oil lamp in a porcupines’ den near Beth Shean.
Elsewhere antiquities thieves denied their activities by claiming that they were “just hunting porcupines.”
New book, with free ebook download: Finding Jerusalem: Archaeology between Science and Ideology, by Katharina Galor.
HT: Ted Weis, Joseph Lauer, Agade, Mark Hoffman, Charles Savelle, Explorator, Chris McKinny,