In the ruins of an old holy sanctuary in Italy, archaeologists found a rare cache of 24 bronze statues made in the Etruscan and Roman periods.
The state of Israel is geographically located in Asia. The majority of its population is Jewish. The total area within its borders is 27.817 km². Located at the intersection of Asia and Africa, Israel is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Lebanon and Syria to the north, Jordan to the east, Egypt and Palestine to the south.