Israeli archaeologists uncover rare 1,500-year-old mosaic

Aug 23, 2017

Israeli archaeologists uncover rare 1,500-year-old mosaic

A 1,500-year-old mosaic floor with a Greek inscription has been uncovered during works to install communications cables in Jerusalem's Old City — a rare discovery of an ancient relic and an historic document in one. The inscription cites 6th-century Roman emperor Justinian as well as ...

Israeli divers find 1,700-year-old shipwrecked Roman treasure trove

May 17, 2016

Israeli divers find 1,700-year-old shipwrecked Roman treasure trove

A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel's biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time. The treasures were found last month by divers Ran Feinstein and Ofer Raanan when they ...