From USAtoday.com: The real King Solomon’s mine? Archaeologists reported finding a desert site not full of gold or diamonds but loaded with copper and offering a new glimpse of Bible-era industry.
Jordan’s Khirbat en-Nahas site has intrigued archaeologists since the 1930s, when they first linked ruins there, including a fortress, copper mine and smelter, to the Bible’s Edomite kingdom. Debate has ensued ever since over whether Edom really existed in the 1000 B.C. era of King Solomon described in the Old Testament….. Full Article: Source