In Jerusalem ancient fortifications have recently been excavated. It dates back to 3,000 years to the time of King Solomon.
"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."Eilat Mazar is the Archaeologist behind this dig. She said her find is:
"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."Mazar suggests it was built by Solomon.
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