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Jerusalem of Gold: A 2300-year-old gold ring was found in the City of David

The ring was found in the joint Israel Antiquities Authority – Tel Aviv University excavation. Its small diameter leads experts to suggest it is a child’s ring, either girl or boy, who lived in Jerusalem during the Hellenistic period. “An unusual and deeply moving find, not one found every day.”

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Archaeology

A new scientific study has managed to accurately date findings from the First Temple period that were discovered in the city of David

Among the conclusions of the research conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute of Science is that already in the 10th century BCE – the days of King David – extensive activity was carried out in Jerusalem

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Archaeology

Enigmatic rare stone box from the Second Temple period was discovered in the City of David

The stone box is now presented to the public for the first time at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The box, used for commercial activity, was burnt – evidence of the destruction of Jerusalem about 2,000 years ago

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Archaeology

The most ancient rooftiles found in the Land of Israel were discovered in the City of David

Archaeological excavations carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel-Aviv University at the City of David National Park, located around the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, have uncovered the oldest ceramic roofing tiles in the Land of Israel

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General

The City of David in blue and white: the Israeli flag in the place where Jerusalem was born

The Israeli flag was projected onto a 2,600-year-old antiquities, in the place where Jerusalem's ruling was located. The longest suspension bridge in the country was also painted blue and white. We'll get through this together!

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Virtual tours

City of David Unearthed – Ancient Jerusalem Virtual Tour

A new immersive, virtual tour takes you back in time to where Jerusalem began 3,000 years ago at the City of David - with City of David Unearthed.

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City of David Live

A Journey Back to The Destructions of Jerusalem – Tisha B’Av Special

Join us for our live walk through the both destructions of Jerusalem in the City of David as we journey back in time to the fateful encounters with both the Babylonians and the Romans.

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General

Coloring Pages from Ancient Jerusalem

Print the nice drawings of the City of David sites and color them in cheerful colors.

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Megalim

Culture Clash – Coins from the first Jewish Revolt against Rome

What is hidden behind a small coin? The story of the coin sounds simple, but symbolizes within it the aspiration of the Jewish people from time immemorial for freedom, spiritual life and the redemption of Jerusalem.

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Archaeology

For a Happy New Year: the Symbols of the Festival in the City of David

Various appearances of the symbols of New Year's Eve have been discovered in finds in the City of David, and give special significance to the ceremony of the blessings on them. We have collected some selected and especially sweet ones, for a happy and sweet new year

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