3,000-Year-Old Donkey Dung: A Clue to King Solomon’s Mines? | National Geographic

3,000-Year-Old Donkey Dung: A Clue to King Solomon’s Mines? | National Geographic

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Archaeologists made an amazing discovery at an ancient mining camp in Israel: 3,000-year-old donkey dung! Preserved by the arid climate, the dung is solid evidence that the site dates to the 10th century B.C., which, according to the Bible, was the time of King Solomon’s reign. Was this mining camp one of the sources of Solomon’s famous wealth?
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Read more about the discovery of the dung and what it reveals about biblical history.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/king-solomon-mines-bible-timna-dung/

3,000-Year-Old Donkey Dung: A Clue to King Solomon’s Mines? | National Geographic
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