Institute of Archaeology

Institute of Archaeology
at Ariel University

Institute of Archaeology

In the Media

Pottery Restoration

Posted on July 9, 2018

    Leah Tramer Pottery Restorer The work of the archaeologist doesn’t end when the dig is over. The real work comes once the finds have been transferred back to the lab for analysis. Ms. Leah Tramer, who holds a degree in archaeology and fine art,  brings back to life these ancient artifacts by meticulously putting Continue Reading »

Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Discoveries in 2016

Posted on December 30, 2016

‘Einot Amitai amongst the year’s most exciting discoveries in Biblical archaeology.

Jewish Purification: Stone Vessel Workshop Discovered in Galilee

Posted on August 25, 2016

A 2,000-year-old stone production center points to ritual purity light.

Jewish ‘Stone Age’ factory from time of Jesus surfaces in Galilee

Posted on August 22, 2016

Near site where biblical figure is said to have turned water to wine, 2,000-year-old workshop for stone vessels comes to light.

Dig this: Community Archaeology in Israel

Posted on May 20, 2016

Dr. Itzick Shai, an archaeologist and lecturer in Israeli heritage at Ariel University, talks to host Gilad Halpern about the excavation of Tel Burna, in the coastal lowlands in southwestern Israel.

Archaeology and Text Seminar (May 10–12, 2015)

Posted on May 12, 2015

A three-day international seminar organized by the Institute of Archaeology at Ariel University convened in Jerusalem and Ariel on May 10–12, 2015.

Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Discoveries in 2014

Posted on December 29, 2014

Tel Burna and Qumran tefillin discoveries amongst the year’s most exciting finds in Biblical archaeology.

Canaanite cult site offers up its treasures after 3,300 years

Posted on October 20, 2014

Tel Burna excavation in central Israel reveals ceramic masks that could mark shrine to storm god Ba’al.

Storm God Worship: Ancient Cult Complex Discovered in Israel

Posted on October 13, 2014

A massive cult complex, dating back about 3,300 years, has been discovered at the site of Tel Burna in Israel.

Uncovered in Jerusalem, 9 tiny unopened Dead Sea Scrolls

Posted on March 12, 2014

Researcher finds tantalizing tefillin parchments from Second Temple era, overlooked for decades and unread for 2,000 years.