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The 1956 Suez Crisis


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Israel: King Hezekiah’s Seal?



Israeli Cave Explorers Find Hidden Alexander the Great-Era Treasure


TIME

Cave explorers in northern Israel stumbled upon a secret stash of of silver coins and jewelry that date back to the time of Alexander the Great.

“The valuables might have been hidden in the cave by local residents who fled there during the period of governmental unrest stemming from the death of Alexander,” the Israel Antiquities Authority said in a statement reported by CNN. “Presumably, the cache was hidden in the hope of better days, but today we know that whoever buried the treasure never returned to collect it.”

The items, found in a small crevice of stalactite cave in Israel’s Galilee region, are believed to be 2,300 years old. They are the first artifacts of their kind from this period of ancient Israeli history, NBC reports.

After the cave explorers reported their discovery, antiquities authorities visited the site and found even more artifacts, some of which were…

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Israel: Gold Coins Found



The First Photographs of Jerusalem


The link below is to an article featuring the first known photographs of Jerusalem.

For more visit:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/see-first-photographs-ever-taken-jerusalem-180949473/


Article: Israel – Philistine Harbour of Ashdod


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of the ancient harbour of the Philistines at Ashdod in Israel.

For more visit:
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2013/08/assyrian-period-fortifications.html


Article: Israel – Crusader Hospice Revealed in Old Jerusalem


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a large hospice used during the crusades in Old Jerusalem.

For more visit:
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com.au/2013/08/crusader-hospice-revealed-in-old.html


Israel: Elisha’s House?



King David’s palace found, team of Israeli archaeologists say



Israel: Jerusalem – King David’s Palace


The links below are to articles reporting on what may be the discovery of King David’s palace in Jerusalem, Israel.

For more visit:
http://www.jpost.com/Features/In-Thespotlight/Archeologists-uncover-palace-from-Kingdom-of-David-320226
http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2013/07/20/Archaeologist-says-hes-uncovered-King-Davids-palace/UPI-95031374350879/


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