The Chamber of the Metzoraim
In the northwestern corner stood the Chamber of the Metzora’im. At one point during the course of the purification process of the metzora was required to immerse in a mikveh and would do so within the northwestern chamber in a mikveh built for this purpose. Although this chamber (and the mikveh it contained) was designated primarily for metzora’im, as its name indicates, it was also open to the general public who could immerse here prior to entering the Azarah.
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