Microscopic magnification (x60) of woolen textile from Timna dyed in red and blue stripes (photo taken with Dino-Lite microscope). Dr. Naama Sukenik, Israel Antiquities Authority

Brightly Dyed, 3,000-year Old Textiles From King David-era Found in Southern Israel

Fragments of woven woolen cloths discovered in copper mines in Timna are among oldest use of true plant dyes discovered in Middle East

Dozens of fragments of brightly colored fabric from the time of King David and Solomon have been found in an archaeological excavation at Timna in southern Israel, an Israeli research team reported in PLOS One...

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