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Egyptian scarab amulet found in Tel Aviv

A rare scarab amulet has been unearthed in the ancient city of Jaffa, which is now part of Tel Aviv. Archaeologists excavating the ancient city of Jaffa, now part of Tel Aviv, have long uncovered evidence of Egyptian influence. Now, researchers have learned that a gateway belonging to an Egyptian fortification

Vandals deface Ottoman-era site in Israel

Some yobs have defaced a 19th-century Ottoman-era site in Jaffa, Israel, as well as the archaeological equipment left there. "The site was significantly damaged. Several of the old stone walls were pushed over and are simply destroyed. The cobblestone road was damaged and water pipes were also defaced," he said.

Gold coin featuring Napoleon III found in Jaffa

A rare gold coin has been uncovered in Jaffa which bears the likeness of Emperor Napoleon III. The ten franc coin was minted in Paris in 1856 and is made almost completely of pure gold (93%), the IAA said in a statement. Napoleon III, a nephew of Bonaparte, was elected