Israel Antiquities Authority
2,200-Year-Old Greek ‘Victory’ Sling Bullet Discovered in Israel
A lead sling bullet inscribed with the message, "Victory of Heracles and Hauronas" in Greek, was discovered in the Israeli city of Yavne. The Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Thursday that the sling bullet told The Times of Israel that...
Stunning “Good Shepherd” Ring with Carved Gemstone Found off Israel
A stunning "Good Shepherd" ring that depicts a young Jesus holding a sheep -- an iconic image of Christ-- was just found when archaeologists explored two shipwrecks that sank off the ancient port of Cesarea, Israel. The announcement of the...
Byzantine Coins Uncovered During Excavation in Israel
Byzantine coins were discovered last month at the port of Caesarea, a town in Northern Israel between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Ancient coins are extraordinarily rare artifacts. Iraeli excavations usually discover Fatimid dinar in their searches, and were stunned...