Bird's-eye view over the sacred complex, with round stone structure at right and temple at left. Photo: SkyView.
Floor level of the temple at Beth Shemesh. Photo: Dale Manor.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
1. "But the temple didn't remain sacred-" it was a mosque, never sacred, just a phony religion to expand power
2. Excavators determined that the temple [mosque] was not only destroyed, but also desecrated.
Real story- descrated by moslems themselves with war weapons inside, destroyed by Israeli missiles.
3.Intermittent burning in order to clean the pens likely resulted in the concentrated state of the layer. " Real story, every ten minutes FAJR rockets were fired eastward from the temple mosque; every ten seconds thereafter fire was brought to bear on the temple mosque.