Jerusalem, a city with a continuous recorded history of more than thirty centuries and historical significance for three of the world's major religions, has proved to be irresistible to archeologists. Since the middle of the 19th century, archeological digs have been undertaken in and around the Old City, ever increasing in scope and improving in scientific methods. Layer upon layer of past eras has been uncovered, bearing it's history, and also revealing secrets hitherto unknown. (source IMOFA)

 



 

Archaeology News

For from Jerusalem shall emerge a remnant, and survivors from Mount Zion. ISAIAH (46:13)

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Ancient Jerusalem Excavation Time Line - City of David

Archaeologists uncover gate to biblical city of Zer - The Jerusalem Post

Archaeologists uncover 2,600-year old Hebrew seal found near Western Wall - The Jerusalem Post

King David's city discovered? Ancient site linked to biblical kingdom, archaeologists say - Fox News

Rare bronze coins dated to Jewish revolt against Rome discovered in Jerusalem - Jerusalem Online

New stone courses and ancient theater discovered in the Western Wall Tunnels - MFA

Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel - NBC News / AP

3 tiny, extremely rare 4th century BCE Jewish-minted coins found in Jerusalem - The Times of Israel

Rare trove of bronze Jewish Revolt coins unearthed near Temple Mount - The Times of Israel

Jerusalem: Archaeologists call 1,700-year-old ancient Roman structure ‘sensation’ - Jerusalem Online

First Temple era engravings discovered in Jerusalem - Mara Vigevani/TPS - Ynet News

Archaeologists Find Destruction Left by Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem - Ruth Schuster - Haaretz

A Thousand Years of History in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter - Nitza Rosovsky, COJC

Jerusalem dig sheds light on 2000-year-old eating habits of local Jews - The Jerusalem Post

 

Jerusalem Panorama