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    Black and White Sketch by Ritmeyer The Temple Mount during the Second Temple Period.

    City of Jerusalem in the First Century Showing Herod's Temple This drawing depicts the city of Jerusalem in the early first century AD. It reveals the walls, gates, towers, and various locations of springs and sites.

    Destruction and Siege of Jerusalem Painting by Roberts The Siege and Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans Under the Command of Titus, A.D. 70, Oil on canvas, 1850. (1850 painting by David Roberts)

    Herod's Temple Illustration Diagram of Herod's Temple with identification of the various gates, buildings, and courts.

    Painting of The Wailing Wall The Wailing Wall is all that remains of the Jerusalem Temple where Jesus taught and healed. King Herod's Temple began as a remodeling project in 19 B.C. and its construction continued long after Herod's death. The Second Temple was finally completed only seven years before the Romans came and destroyed the Temple in 70 AD.

    Plans of the Second Temple These four drawings represent plans of the Temple of Herod in Jerusalem during the Second Temple Period or First Century AD.

    Schematic Plan of the Temple Diagram of Herod's Temple with the locations of inner and outer courts, rooms, gates, porches, porticoes, and buildings after the Avi Yonah model in Jerusalem.

    The Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 AD The destruction of the Jerusalem Temple by Titus in 70 AD. Painting by Francesco Hayez