Gerlinda (16 Feb 2012)
"How did the High Priest enter the Holy of Holies?"

John,  I don't recall who asked this question but I do remember either Rowina or Edwina speaking of the rope that was tied around his waiste in case he died: it seems that isn't true.  But, here is the answer for the question according to the link below.  g
How did the High Priest enter the Holy of Holies?
“You could only drag out the priest if he died in the Holy place. The way the curtains of the temple were designed, the priest could not have been dragged out of the HOLY of HOLIES. The veil was made using many layers of cloth. The thickness was over three feet. The curtains overlapped and made a small maze through which the priest walked…” [4]