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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


Another large metal casket kept in the sanctuary. The relief decoration by Russian artists of the 17th century includes a representation of St. Catherine. The names of the donors appear in Russian on the sides of the casket.

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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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