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Gallery of Artifacts in the Monastery of St. Catherine - Metal Casket


Gallery of Artifacts in the

Monastery of St. Catherine Collection

John Watson

Metal Casket


Metal Casket - A part of the collection of artifacts belonging to the Monastery of St. Catherine


A Metal casket with relief representations of St. Catherine, presented to the Monastery by a Russian Princess in 1860, to contain the Saint's holy relics. These, however, were left in the older marble chest placed within the sanctuary, behind the icon-screen. Collection

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Resources:

Title

Author

Date

Publisher

Reference Number

Christianizing the Roman Empire A.D. 100-400

MacMullen, Ramsay

1984

Yale University Press

ISBN 0-300-03642-6

Monastery of St. Catherine, The

Papaioannou, Dr. Evangelos

Undated

Unknown

None Stated

Sinai and the Red Sea

Beecham, N.

Undated

Unknown

None Stated

St. Catherine's Monastery

Paliouras, Athanasios

1985

St. Catherine's Monastery at Sinai

None Stated

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