Archaeologist Sees Proof for Bible in Ancient Wall

February 24, 2010

JERUSALEM – An Israeli archaeologist said Monday that ancient fortifications recently excavated in Jerusalem date back 3,000 years to the time of King Solomon and support the biblical narrative about the era.

If the age of the wall is correct, the finding would be an indication that Jerusalem was home to a strong central government that had the resources and manpower needed to build massive fortifications in the 10th century B.C.

That’s a key point of dispute among scholars, because it would match the Bible’s account that the Hebrew kings David and Solomon ruled from Jerusalem around that time.

Read the full article: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100223/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_israel_ancient_wall

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