An elaborate water-supply system was built to furnish the Temple Mount with water in the days of the Second Temple (cf. Amihai Mazar, “The Aqueducts of Jerusalem,” in Jerusalem Revealed; Archaeology in the Holy City 1968–1974, ed. Yadin [New Haven and London: Yale University and Israel Exploration Society (IES), 1976], pp. 79–84; Benjamin Mazar, The Mountain of the Lord [Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975], pp. 210–212; William S. La Sor, “Jerusalem,” International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE), II (1982), p. 1025).