Remains of the lower body of a pregnant woman found in a tomb in Timna. Some of the fetus’ bones are visible in the pelvic area. Central Timna Valley Project

Archaeologists Startled to Find Remains of Pregnant Woman Buried in King Solomon’s Mines

Women hadn't been expected to make the arduous trek to the copper mine in the heart of the desert, but this one did, and she must have been important.

Archaeologists digging at the ancient copper mines in Timna, a valley in Israel’s southern desert, were surprised to discover the 3,200-year-old remains of an Egyptian woman, where no women had been thought to...

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