(Assaf Peretz; courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority) RAMLA, ISRAEL—Highway construction in central Israel has uncovered the remains of a tenth or eleventh-century estate with a fountain in its garden. “It seems that a private building belonging to a wealthy family was located there and that the fountain was used for ornamentation,” said Hagit Torgë of… Read More

Aug 19, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) have unearthed thousands of pottery fragments, clay lamps and figurines in the City of David in Jerusalem. But the most intriguing find is a 2,700-year-old ceramic bowl with a partially preserved inscription in ancient Hebrew. A 2,700-year-old ceramic bowl fragment found… Read More