The unknown underground
opening on the Temple Mount
In my opinion no Jewish person should investigate the new opening,
since it is too close the where the Holy of Holies onecs stood on a
platform around 30 to 40 feet below the surface of the Mount. An
outside archeologist should be brought in, as it was with Hamilton 1n
A dump truck broke through the pavement stone near the small Dome of
Yusuf Agha on the west side of te Al Aqsas Mosque revealing an opening
to a tunnel. Covered in the photo below. The Muslims did not let anyone
investigate, but filled it with cement.
My work on the location of the Temple shows it to be n this southern
area as seen on this map and diagram.
previously marked out the location of the
Temple for a friend and as you can see the opening is very close to the
Holies, and within the boundaries of the inner sanctuary walls.
no stone of the Temple left standing;
only the platform on which it stood may remain underground. By
Hadrian filled in this area is unknown (while building his Temple to
Jupiter in 134 AD), perhaps by means of arches, as he did
at the southeast corner of Solomon's Stables. It would have
very interesting to discover how it was done, if they had allowed
someone to go
down the shaft and explore. But the Muslim's have filled the opening