The Strange Story of 'King Solomon’s Throne’ Found in Jerusalem

Did a group of amateurs unearth a monumental Iron Age toilet seat over a century ago in the heart of biblical Jerusalem? A modern-day archaeologist lifts the lid on a bizarre mystery

Ruth Schuster
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Over a century ago, the fifth earl of Morley, Montagu Brownlow Parker, made an unusual find in ancient Jerusalem, shortly after which he was chased out of the city by angry mobs baying for his blood.

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