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By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich. This article discusses the oldest-known domesticated plants – figs – discovered at Gilgal in the Jordan River Valley
By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich. Newest find shows transition from nomadic food gathering and beginning of agriculture quite different than previously thought. Gilgal may be the site of the beginnings of agriculture.
By Gil Ronen. A monumental synagogue building dating to the Late Roman period, around the 4th-5th centuries CE, has been discovered in archaeological excavations at Huqoq in the Galilee. The mosaic includes a scene depicting Samson placing torches between the tails of foxes, as related in the book of Judges 15.
By FoxNews/SciTech. The coins may be worth $500,000 and are inscribed with blessings, names of sultans and more.
By Amy Teibel. Archaeologists have uncovered a wine press that was exceptionally large and advanced for its time.
By Alisa Odenheimer. An ancient harbor where warships may have docked 2,300 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists in the Israeli port city of Acre.
By Joe Lauer. Excavations in Jerusalem have produced a bulla inscribed with the name of Bethlehem from the biblical Divided Kingdom period.
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