Monday, August 30, 2010

Viewing The Temple Mount

Read this post about the Temple Mount's southern wall and the eyesore the Jordanians created.

An excerpt:

Both archaeologists and tourists say that the Jordanians have done a terrible job. The Jordanians may have reinforced the walls, but the unsightly appearance of the new sections of wall, where the bulges had been, is entirely out of keeping with the ancient ashlars. No effort was made to blend in the new wall sections with the old walls. The new sections bear all the marks—color, smooth surface and size—of new work. Perhaps the hanging scaffolds are justified as conforming to the ugliness of the new sections of wall. They’ve been there now for several years. How much longer?


And since we're looking at the Temple Mount, try this 2000 year old view:



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3 comments:

Juniper in the Desert said...

All muslims and arabs must be banned fromgoing anywhere near the Temple Mount: they are an abomination!

Anonymous said...

That was cool!

- Michael in Pennsylvania

Eliyahu S. said...

It makes me cry to think of the beauty that we've lost. Thanks for sharing.