Temporary Archaeological Exhibitions
Current Exhibitions
The Great Revolt in the Galilee
The Great Revolt in the Galilee
In 66 CE, the Jewish revolt against Rome rule broke out. Four years later, in 70 CE, Jerusalem and the Temple lay in ruins. Three years after that, the Masada stronghold, in which the last of the Jewish insurgents fortified themselves, fell.
Hoards and Genizot as Chapters in History
Hoards and Genizot as Chapters in History
Archaeology is among the fields of research that tends to interest many, in part due to natural curiosity about human history. Moreover, the idea of ruins of ancient cultures buried underground and the possibility of discovering treasures hidden in the distant past have created an aura of romance and adventure around archaeology that has inspired authors and filmmakers.
Past Exhibitions
One Thousand Nights and Days - Akko through the Ages
One Thousand Nights and Days - Akko through the Ages

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Ohalo II: A 23,000-Year-Old Fisher-Hunter-Gatherers' Camp on the Shore of the Sea of Galilee
Ohalo II: A 23,000-Year-Old Fisher-Hunter-Gatherers' Camp on the Shore of the Sea of Galilee
The exhibition "Ohalo II: A 23,000-Year-Old Fisher-Hunter-Gatherers' Camp on the Shore of the Sea of Galilee," is devoted to finds recovered from a prehistoric site on the shore of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). The excavations that took place at the site from 1989-1991 and again between 1998-2001 were directed by Dr. Dani Nadel of the University of Haifa.
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Ein Gedi - A Very Large Village of Jews
Ein Gedi - A Very Large Village of Jews
Archaeological evidence has revealed that human activity first began in the desert oasis of Ein Gedi thousands of years ago because of its unique qualities, in particular its copious water sources.
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The Nabateans in the Negev
The Nabateans in the Negev
The archaeological finds discovered in the Negev settlements along the "Incense and Spice Route" are evidence of the Nabateans' prosperity and economic success resulting from their position as middlemen in the world-wide trade during the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
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Measuring and Weighing in Ancient Times
Measuring and Weighing in Ancient Times
The exhibition encompasses various fields in the subject of measurement: time, volume, width, and length.
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Depiction of Animals from the Leo Mildenberg Collection
Depiction of Animals from the Leo Mildenberg Collection
From the beginning of human civilization, animals have had an important role in the life of human beings: they attack them or are hunted by them hunted by them.
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The Richness of Islamic Caesarea
The Richness of Islamic Caesarea
The exhibition displays finds from digs that have been conducted in Caesarea since 1992 as part of the tourist development of the site.
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Dionysos and His Retinue in the Art of Eretz - Israel
Dionysos and His Retinue in the Art of Eretz - Israel
The exhibition focused on archaeological evidence, by means of which it is possible to estimate how deeply the cult of Dionysos penetrated into the world of the local population.
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Illness and Healing in Ancient Times
Illness and Healing in Ancient Times
The exhibition "Illness and Healing in Ancient Times" displays finds that shed light on the history of medicine in Eretz-Israel and neighboring countries from the Chalcolithic period (4th millennium BCE) to the close of the Byzantine period (mid-7th century).
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Caesarea - A Mercantile City by the Sea
Caesarea - A Mercantile City by the Sea
Caesarea - A Mercantile City by the Sea assembles archaeological finds illuminating aspects of Caesarea as a flourishing commercial city: Sebastos harbour, warehouses, storage vessels and imported vessels.
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