King Solomon’s Wall: Magnificent 10th century B.C. structure unearthed in Jerusalem.

Situated just outside the Old City in Jerusalem, the Ophel City Wall site sits between the City of David and the southern wall of the Temple Mount.

Now open to the public, the Ophel Wall features ancient artifacts dated to the 10th century bc, a period during which the ancient kingdom of Israel experienced extraordinary expansion under King David and his son and heir, Solomon.

Among the Ophel discoveries is an impressive edifice—a 70-meter-long and 6-meter-high wall—constructed during King Solomon’s reign.

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