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8,000-year-old olive oil found in Israel

Traces of olive oil have been found on 8,000-year-old pot sherds found at Ein Zippori in Israel. “Although it is impossible to say for sure, this might be an olive species that was domesticated and joined grain and legumes – the other kinds of field crops that we know were grown

Ancient olive oil factory found in Israel

A 1,300-year-old olive oil factory has been found near Tel Aviv in Israel. An exceptional 1,300-year-old olive oil factory was unearthed Tuesday during excavations in the Tel Aviv suburb of Hod Hasharon. The Israel Antiquities Authority’s find, dated to the late Byzantine or early Muslim period, narrowly escaped being paved over