Har Habayit – Temple Mount Pictures

The Truth About (going up on ) Har Habayit – Dr. Ari Zivotofsky

Stone carvings in the mosque from the Mikdash

Stone carvings in the mosque from the Mikdash

Recent construction under the Temple mount has destroyed much important archeological evidence regarding the mikdash.
We were able to get underground in the Solomons stable area of the mount, a place that Jews are not allowed to go.


View from the  inside of the double gate - shar chulda

View from the inside of the double gate – shar chulda
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stairs- view looking north as they go up to har habayit from the double gate

Solomoms Stables - Megiddo-about 1890

Stereo image of Solomon's Stables

Stereo image of Solomon's Stables

Solomoms Stables – Megiddo-about 1890
Solomon's stables 2007

Solomon's stables 2007

Picture of double passage and stairs -circa 1906

Picture of double passage and stairs -circa 1906

Large Pillar supporting arched tunnel. Note the original roman pillar and capital of the Double Gate ( to the right in the image )

Large Pillar supporting arched tunnel. Note the original roman pillar and capital of the Double Gate ( to the right in the image )

Recent construction under the Temple mount has destroyed much important archeological evidence regarding the mikdash.
We were able to get underground in the Solomons stable area of the mount, a place that Jews are not allowed to go.

on the wall of the huge mosque built there, are many rough hewn stones including old bits and pieces of broken stones. Near the floor in one spot are two exquisitely carved stones. One with a geometric motif. This pattern was discovered by Mazar in 1972 in stones found thrown off the har to the souther side, from the time of the churban. This pattern is from the mikdash grounds. The other is a well carved grape leaf pattern. clearly from the mikdash

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2 Responses to Har Habayit – Temple Mount Pictures

  1. Dear Rabbi Rabbi Zivotofsky and Dr. Greenspan

    I am currently creating a Facebook to spur interest within the Israeli Jewish community to visit Har Habayit. I would like your permission to use some of the photos and articles on your website for the Facebook page.

    Thank you,

    David Ben David

  2. admin says:

    sure but please link to our blog

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