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Double Gate 1
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View looking north northwest.  The black dome of the el-Aqsa mosque, located on the Haram esh-Sharif (Temple Mount) is clearly visible (today [2011] it is "silver-colored").

The wall, running from right (east) to left (west) is along the line of the original southern wall of the Temple built by king Herod (37-4 B.C.).  On the center/left side of the image is a medieval wall, perpendicular to the "southern wall."

In the foreground, are more recent, predominantly Byzantine, structures excavated by Mazar.

For a closer view of the area, and the double gate, click here.