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What and Where Are King Solomon's Mines?

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Giuseppe Cades - Judgment of Solomon, late 18th century.

Giuseppe Cades - Judgment of Solomon, late 18th century.

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Question: What and Where Are King Solomon's Mines?
Answer: The term King Solomon's Mines was made famous as the title to a 19th century novel, by Sir Henry Rider Haggard. The mines in question would have been copper and located in Edom, now southern Jordan. Kings David and his son Solomon may have controlled the copper mines in the area.

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