St. Catherine's Monastery, Saint Catherine's Monastery on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. December 2001.

Byzantine Icons – Prophet Moses

Byzantine icons are undoubtedly the most important treasure of the Sinai Monastery. This unique collection allows one to trace the course of icon painting in an uninterrupted fashion, from the sixth century to this day.


St. Catherine's Monastery

At God-trodden Mount Sinai

The Greek Orthodox monastery where God appeared to Moses in the Burning Bush. The oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery with a history that can be traced back over seventeen centuries.

Saint Catherine, South Sinai Governorate