I'm trying to get a sense of how long each part of the Kohen Gadol's day was. I have the impression that the (outer) Musaf offering took much longer than the Torah reading, but I have no idea how much longer. And I don't know how long the "break" of waiting for the scapegoat to reach the Midbar was.

I know there are different opinions on the order of the rituals, but a timetable according to any recognized opinion would be great.

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    The distance to the cliff was 3 mil so it would have taken about an hour to get there (Yoma 6:8)
    – Double AA
    Oct 3, 2019 at 13:42
  • Perhaps a Cohen who is a Gadol or a shochet (but not a Cohen Gadol) among our readers can tell us how long it takes to slaughter a bull, separate the parts, get out the blood and burn it, takes? I'd venture that some shochet has made a BBQ using his own meat?
    – DanF
    Oct 3, 2019 at 15:02
  • I don't think there is any rule about how long it is supposed to take, so it probably depended on the individual kohen gadol.
    – N.T.
    Aug 10, 2020 at 6:08


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