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Acacia Bush at St. Catherine's Monastery

2008-1212-16 (untitled)
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Egypt; St. Catherine's Monastery; Sinai Peninsula, Egypt

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Courtyard view taken at St. Catherine's Monastery located at the foot of Mt. Sinai in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Scene described by Charles Thayer as "an Acacia Bush said to have originated from the Burning Bush." Photograph taken as part of a trip author and diplomat Charles Thayer and his wife Cynthia took to the area in March 1961. Photos intended for possible magazine article. Original negatives are in the Harry S. Truman Library collection.
March 1961