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-Ancient Wall Supports Bible Record of Solomon

by Dr. D ~ February 28th, 2010

City of David, Jerualem, July 13 2008 _022_2
(Wall by Brian Negin via Flickr)

Lately it has become fashionable to question whether the Biblical accounts of a strong kingdom ruled by David and Solomon could have even existed in the 10 century BC (BCE).

Many scholars consider the accounts to be rather mythical in nature. Now a recent archaeological finding lends strong support to the Biblical record.

Eilat Mazar, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, says of her find -an ancient wall:

“It’s the most significant construction we have from First Temple days in Israel.”

“It means that at that time, the 10th century, in Jerusalem there was a regime capable of carrying out such construction.”

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