05/28/12

How did the Queen of Sheba get so rich? Maybe this is how…

The site is within the former territory of the nearly 3,000-year-old Sheba kingdom, which scholars believe spanned from Ethiopia to Yemen. Schofield pointed to nearby clues that suggest the site was an important place in the ancient civilization, including a 20-foot (six-meter) stone slab carved with a sun and crescent moon — a “calling card of the land of Sheba,” she told The Observer.