Tag: ancient Israel

Gold Coin with Nero’s Image Found in Jerusalem Dig

A rare, well-preserved coin struck in 56-57 CE, bearing the image of Roman Emperor Nero, was found by archaeologists from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte during a recent excavation on Jerusalem’s Mount Zion, just outside the Old City, it was announced Wednesday.

Ancient Church Unearthed On Gaza Building Site

Archaeologists have called for the preservation of an ancient church unearthed on a Gaza construction site, with different ministries in the Hamas-run Palestinian enclave seemingly at loggerheads over its fate. The site is believed to be a church or cathedral

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Woman’s Seal From First Temple Discovered

Ynetnews reports: A rare 2,500-year-old seal bearing the name of a woman, Elihana bat Gael, has recently been discovered in an Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) excavation at the City of David in the Jerusalem Walls National Park. The seal was found