The German Church in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter was built by the Order of Teutonic Knights during the Crusades. Part of the complex now functions as a public garden. How do […]
Eti Koriat-Aharon, who as an archaeology student discovered some of the mosaics at Tsipori, discusses the preservation condition of a Hellenistic mosaic.
The Mandate-era pumping station at Jezreel spring. Blight or modern masterpiece?
In the 1940s, Researchers placed the fragments under glass with bits of scotch tape. For the past 20 years, the conservation laboratory has worked to preserve and catalog the scrolls. See more […]
A visit to The Dead Sea Scrolls Conservation Laboratory is a rare opportunity. Our opening came when a National Geographic crew happened to be in town.
The Israel Antiquities Authority’s Mosaic Conservation workshop is literally filled to the rafters with ancient mosaics awaiting attention. Raleb Abu-Diab, head of the workshop, demonstrates the method for cutting tesserae.
The hip Tel Aviv neighborhoods of Gan HaHashmal and Florentine are filled with elaborate ornamental ironwork.
The French Hospital in Jaffa sits at the highest point in the city. It is currently being developed as a hotel, and an extensive salvage excavation is being undertaken at […]
Visiting farms in the vicinity of Akko, we stopped for coffee and stories.
The STS team participates in the excavation of a roman theater in Tiberias, with a jaw-dropping view of the Sea of Galilee.