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St Columba’s cell on Iona revealed by archaeologists

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Archaeologists from the University of Glasgow have uncovered conclusive evidence that a wooden hut traditionally associated with St Columba at the monastery on the island
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First-ever Philistine cemetery revealed

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A groundbreaking discovery of the first Philistine cemetery to be found may well support the claim that the Philistines were migrants to the shores of
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New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee depicting biblical stories

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Excavations in the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee have discovered ornate mosaics.
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Second Temple period bronze implements discovered in Magdala excavations

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A decorated bronze incense shovel (used for transferring embers from place to place) and a bronze jug were recently uncovered in archaeological excavations in Magdala
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Archaeologists uncover entrance gate and fortification of Biblical city

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The Ackerman Family Bar-Ilan University Expedition to Gath, headed by Prof. Aren Maeir, has discovered the fortifications and entrance gate of the biblical city of
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An excavation led by archaeologists dates mines in the south of Israel to the days of King Solomon

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New findings from an archaeological excavation led this winter by Dr. Erez Ben-Yosef of Tel Aviv University’s Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Cultures prove that copper