Israeli archaeologists have discovered four Roman swords and a javelin in a cave in the Judean desert, preserved for nearly 1900 years.
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.