Kanjur stone retaining wall running parallel to the length of the temple in the south was
also traced further east. The width of the sea-wall was evidently enlarged when the
red-stone structure was built. The defaced inscription could not be related to the period
of the red-stone temple, but to an earlier one, though later than the First Temple.
Clearly, therefore, there was a very large temple structure of
Kanjur stones on the ruins of which was constructed the Third Temple.