I saw it for the first time in 1981. As I walked toward it across the courtyard, I was immediately confronted by two Arab security personnel who told me I could not approach. But that is not the point. Check out the photos of http://tinyurl.com/yz56smw and the relevant text.
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from the article: Share the Temple Mount