Mt. Sinai Peninsula. Illumination from a late medieval Georgian manuscript (Tbilisi, Georgian Academy of Sciences, Psalter H-182, f. 227) The Monastery of St. Catherine is shown in the upper left, at the foot of Mt. Sinai (Jebel Musa). Brightly colored Bedouin tents sit between the mountains and the Gulf of Suez. The city of Cairo, on the bank of the river Nile, is seen in the foreground.

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