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The Startling Archaeological Find in a Southern Israeli Desert

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In 1964, archaeologists made a startling discovery in Israel's Timna Valley: a collection of ancient mines spanning an area of nearly 30 square miles.

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In the Old Testament, Solomon was painted as a wise king who amassed a fortune. For centuries, historians and treasure seekers have been on the hunt for the source of his legendary wealth. Now, recent discoveries in the Timna Valley in Israel have revealed an industrial complex from the time of the king that could have made him rich beyond man's wildest dreams. Could archaeologists have found proof that King Solomon's mines are real?

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