First Textiles From King David Era Discovered at Timna Copper Mines

The fabrics the copper-makers wore were of quality that wouldn't have shamed the Romans a thousand years later, archaeologists say.

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Over 100 pieces of cloths dating to the 10th century BCE in Israel have been discovered at the Timna copper mines, deep in the desert. The textile pieces, most made of wool but some of linen, shed the first...