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Gallery of Artifacts in the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection


Gallery of Artifacts in the
Monastery of St. Catherine Collection

John Watson

In addition to Icons, The Monastery of St. Catherine owns a number of artifacts dating back to various periods. Of course, the largest collection of these are various manuscripts in its library, but there are also tapestries and other objects that cover a vast span of time. Here, we provide a small pictorial of some of the more important items in their collection of various artifacts. Click on an Image for a Larger View


Objects in the Round

Metal Casket - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Large Bronze Cross - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Small reliquary - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Metal Casket - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Metal Casket

Large Bronze Cross

Small reliquary

Metal Casket

Objects of the Archbishop - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Ceremonial Silver Paten - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Carved Wooden Crosses - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Book of Extracts from the Gospels - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Objects of the Archbishop

Ceremonial Silver Paten

Carved Wooden Crosses

Book of Extracts from the Gospels

Large Chalice - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Large Chalice

Tapestries

Cross Embroidered on Cloth - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Ceremonial Cloth - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Episcopal Stole - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Archpriest's Chasuble (sakkos) - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Cross Embroidered on Cloth

Ceremonial Cloth

Episcopal Stole

Archpriest's Chasuble (sakkos)

Manuscripts

A Copy of the Ahtiname - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Sinai Codex 339 - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Illumination from Manuscript NO. 179 - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Illumination from a 17th Century Manuscript - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

A Copy of the Ahtiname

Sinai Codex 339

Illumination from Manuscript NO. 179

Illumination from a 17th Century Manuscript

Illuminated Canon-Tables - A part of the Monastery of St. Catherine Collection of Artifacts

Illuminated Canon-Tables

See Also (Related to St. Catherine's Monastery)


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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