Of course, many religious-minded people believe King David and Solomon existed, but scholars have been skeptical because of the lack of archeological evidence, at least until now. The two were said to rule in the 1oth century before the Common Era, but scholars expected to see more tangible proof of this, according to Science Daily
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What has emerged are clay seals that indicate that King David and King Solomon might have been historical figures, or were based on figures similar to those in the Biblical account. The seals were found in Khirbet Summeily in Southern Israel. The site was thought to be an ancient farm, but the seals demonstrate there were political and administrative activities going on there that show it wasn’t just a rural farmstead.