"the magnificent pillars of Solomon's temple"
King Solomon Dedicates the Temple at Jerusalem by Tissot
Public DomainKing Solomon Dedicates the Temple at Jerusalem by Tissot
King Solomon's temple is thought to have been completed around 960 BC. To date, no hard archaeological evidence has been found that it existed, and the only real information we have about it is in the Bible. The biblical account suggests it would have been an exceptionally lavish building.