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A pottery shard found at the Tel Aviv site. (Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority)

Ancient Egyptian Brewery Unearthed in Israel

Shards of Egyptian-style ceramic vessels used to brew beer some 5,000 years ago have been discovered buried under a construction site in the heart of Tel Aviv.

Members of the Israel Antiquities Authority investigate damage at the Cave of the Skulls. (Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority)

Gang of Robbers Nabbed While Looting Ancient Cave in Israel

Six men caught looting historical artifacts from an ancient desert cave in Israel last weekend may have been searching for undiscovered Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Ancient Ritual Bath Unearthed in Jerusalem

Archaeologists in Jerusalem recently uncovered a 2,000-year-old ritual bath during a road excavation project.

Hercules Statue

Headless Hercules Unearthed in Israel

A rare second-century statue of the Greco-Roman hero Hercules was discovered in northern Israel, officials reported yesterday.