Archaeology of the Land of Israel
The exhibition galleries of the Archaeology Wing serve as a primary showcase to the rich and fascinating local archaeological heritage, taking the visitor on a journey of ancient Israel; the birthplace of the Bible, and the cradle of the three monotheistic religions.
The galleries, devoted to the neighboring cultures, offer the visitor a broad historical, and cultural overview of the region, revealing the close and, fascinating relations between the Land of Israel, and its neighbors.
Thematic collections galleries enrich the image drawn the Archaeology Wing. The history of Hebrew writing, coins, and glass sheds light on some of the important achievements of the civilizations in this part of the world.
Rockefeller Archaeological Museum
The Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, situated in a magnificent white limestone edifice in East Jerusalem, houses the extraordinary collection of antiquities unearthed in excavations conducted in the country mainly during the time of the British Mandate (1919-1948).