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St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai Peninsula

2008-1212-09 (untitled)
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Egypt; St. Catherine's Monastery; Sinai Peninsula, Egypt

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View of St. Catherine's Monastery, a Greek Orthodox site located at the foot of Mt. Sinai in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. Charles Thayer describes scene as "the interior of the Monastery from the visitor's gallery." Photograph taken as part of a trip diplomat and author Charles W. Thayer and his wife Cynthia took in March 1961. Photos intended for a possible magazine article by Thayer. Original negatives are in the collection of the Harry S. Truman Library.
March 1961