Then he measured the wall of the temple; it was 10 and a half feeta [thick]. The width of the side rooms all around the temple was seven feet.bc6
The side rooms were arranged one above another in three stories of 30 rooms each.d There were ledges on the wall of the temple all around to serve as supports for the side rooms, so that the supports would not be in the temple wall [itself].e7
The side rooms surrounding [the temple] widened at each successive story, for the structure surrounding the temple [went up] by stages. This was the reason for the temple's broadness as it rose. And so, one would go up from the lowest story to the highest by means of the middle one.fg8
I saw that the temple had a raised platform surrounding [it]; this foundation for the side rooms was 10 and a half feet high.h9
The thickness of the outer wall of the side rooms was eight and three-quarter feet.i The free space between the side rooms of the temple
and the [outer] chambers was 35 feetj wide all around the temple.
The side rooms opened into the free space, one entrance toward the north and another to the south. The area of free space was eight and three-quarter feetk wide all around.
Now the building that faced the temple yard toward the west was 122 and a half feetl wide. The wall of the building was eight and three-quarter feetm thick on all sides, and the building's length was 157 and a half feet.n13
Then the man measured the temple; it was 175 feeto long. In addition, the temple yard and the building, including its walls, were 175 feet long.
The width of the front of the temple along with the temple yard to the east was 175 feet.
Next he measured the length of the building facing the temple yard to the west, with its galleriesp on each side; it was 175 feet. The interior of the great hall and the porticoes of the court-