Mark 13:1

13:1 what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings. Herod the Great began rebuilding the temple in 19 b.c., using marble and gold as decorative materials. The outer court measured five hundred by three hundred yards. It was bordered by walls of massive white stones, some of which were sixteen feet long and three to four feet high. On top of these were magnificent, covered cloisters or walkways with richly carved wooden ceilings.