Coptic manuscript from the library

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31
Coptic manuscript from the library

Coptic manuscript from the library of the Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31. The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

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The Abbot in the library
The Abbot in the library

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

View toward the sea from the Monastery of Saint Paul
View toward the sea from the Monastery of Saint Paul

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Interior of the Church of Saint Mark
Interior of the Church of Saint Mark

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Baking the Holy Bread (Kurban)
Baking the Holy Bread (Kurban)

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Saint Paul’s Tomb
Saint Paul’s Tomb

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Thomas Whittemore and the Abbot
Thomas Whittemore and the Abbot

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Coptic manuscript from the library
Coptic manuscript from the library

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Southwest view taken from the Keep
Southwest view taken from the Keep

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Church of Saint Anthony, Khurus, North wall, Saint George
Church of Saint Anthony, Khurus, North wall, Saint George

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Interior of Church of Saint Anthony
Interior of Church of Saint Anthony

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Coptic manuscript from the library
Coptic manuscript from the library

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Church of Saint Anthony, Nave, east wall, northeast corner, Virgin Mary and Christ Child
Church of Saint Anthony, Nave, east wall, northeast corner, Virgin Mary and Christ Child

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Oil press
Oil press

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Abu Mine
Abu Mine

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Refectory
Refectory

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Exterior view of the Church of Saint Mark
Exterior view of the Church of Saint Mark

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

General view of New Church and Monastery of Saint Anthony
General view of New Church and Monastery of Saint Anthony

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Abbot of Monastery of Saint Anthony
Abbot of Monastery of Saint Anthony

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Abu Kosmao
Abu Kosmao

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Bread production at the Monastery of Saint Anthony
Bread production at the Monastery of Saint Anthony

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

General view of Monastery of Saint Anthony
General view of Monastery of Saint Anthony

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

View of Monastery of Saint Anthony from the east
View of Monastery of Saint Anthony from the east

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Church of Saint Anthony, Sanctuary, Entrance door
Church of Saint Anthony, Sanctuary, Entrance door

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Monks of Monastery of Saint Paul
Monks of Monastery of Saint Paul

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Stamping the Holy Bread
Stamping the Holy Bread

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Monks sorting dried grapes
Monks sorting dried grapes

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Old entrance; monk hoisted by rope lift into upper level entrance
Old entrance; monk hoisted by rope lift into upper level entrance

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Monks baking the Holy Bread
Monks baking the Holy Bread

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Thomas Whittemore’s expedition, before leaving the Monastery of Saint Anthony
Thomas Whittemore’s expedition, before leaving the Monastery of Saint Anthony

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Monk roasting coffee
Monk roasting coffee

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Door of unspecified church
Door of unspecified church

Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, 1930–31

Gate of Monastery of Saint Paul
Gate of Monastery of Saint Paul

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Dome over Narthex stairwell, Cave Church of Saint Paul
Dome over Narthex stairwell, Cave Church of Saint Paul

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31

Divine Service, Cave Church of Saint Paul
Divine Service, Cave Church of Saint Paul

Monastery of Saint Paul, Egypt, 1930–31