My previous post was unexpectedly deleted but is now up (Ritual Immersion Bath Discovered Buried Under the Western Wall). Furthemore, there has been some excellent follow up to the story.
Todd Bolen has two posts, one of which critiques the IAA for presenting an issue which is apparently not an issue (Western Wall Discovery: IAA Desperate for Headlines [Nov 23, 2011]) and more media/blogosphere followup which was posted yesterday (Western Wall Discovery: Follow-Up).
Leen Ritmeyer has a fantastic post on the development of the construction of the Southern most portion of the Western Wall (The Architectural Development of the Western Wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem).
HT: J. Lauer