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Underground cave uncovered in residential neighborhood

in Life, Culture & Sports

During routine construction in the central Israeli town of Rosh Ha’Ayin came a discovery that halted the current construction. Workers on site uncovered a large limestone cave which has been preserved underneath a neighborhood street. The city’s municipality contacted the Israel Nature and Parks Authority in order to measure the safety risks, the need for…

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3000-year old fashion uncovered

in Tourism & Nature

Three-thousand-year-old garments from the time of King Solomon have been discovered in the Timna Valley, an area close to Eilat in Israel. The team of an excavation that has been ongoing since 2013 is ecstatic to find colorful textile fragments said to be dated back to the 11th century BCE. The team was led by…

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Digging back into the mystery of Masada

in Tourism & Nature

Known for its rich history and glorious sunrise views, Masada, a UNESCO heritage site sitting in Southern Israel beside the Dead Sea, is being revisited after an 11 year hiatus. Starting February 5, a team from Tel Aviv University, being led by Guy Stiebel, is spending 30 days excavating untouched areas of the ancient fortress.…

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