British archaeologist Kathleen Kenyon had found ashlars in her excavation of Area H, just northwest of Shiloh’s Area G, as well as an elegant proto-Aeolic capital suggestive of royal Iron Age architecture. Based on these earlier finds by Kenyon and Yigal Shiloh, Mazar thought that David’s palace should be located nearby. When she uncovered the Large Stone Structure from the Iron Age, she proposed it to be King David’s palace.