Rare inscription in Greek uncovered in archaeological excavations in the Negev

A 1700-year old stone bearing a Greek inscription referring to the name of the city of Elusa (Hebrew: Halutza) has been discovered in archaeological excavations in Halutza National Park in the Negev. Continue reading “Rare inscription in Greek uncovered in archaeological excavations in the Negev”

Necropolis near Bethlehem confirms Caananite town existed – The findings provide evidence of a thriving settlement

A team of Italian and Palestinian archaeologists have discovered an ancient necropolis with more than 100 tombs near Bethlehem. Though many of the tombs have been looted the findings provide proof for the first time that there was a nearby city that thrived in Caananite times. Continue reading “Necropolis near Bethlehem confirms Caananite town existed – The findings provide evidence of a thriving settlement”

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