Minnesota in Egypt

The Red Monastery

  • or St. Bishoi, near Sohag in Egypt:

  • Details of Interior

    Architectural details, fifth century; Painting, fifth century and later

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    top photographs by Elizabeth Bolman, 2001, before the major conservation activity.

    Far left, lower niche

    Left, uppernich

    Above, capital of column between lower niches.

    Pictures taken Dec. 2002.