Benjamin Mazar, “The Excavations in the Old City of Jerusalem Near the Temple Mount—Second Preliminary Report, 1969–70 Seasons,” in Eretz-Israel (Hebrew) 10 (1971), pp. 1–33; Meir Ben-Dov, In the Shadow of the Temple: The Discovery of Ancient Jerusalem, trans. Ina Friedman (New York: Harper & Row, 1982), pp. 73–184. Recently Ronny Riech has been excavating along the western wall below Robinson’s Arch. The Herodian street was entirely covered by massive piles of the large stones that had once formed part of the wall of the Temple Mount. The area is now open to visitors; see Hershel Shanks, “Archaeological Hot Spots,” BAR 22:06.