Film, Video Spectral Imaging at St. Catherine's Monastery to Reveal Ancient Texts
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- Spectral Imaging at St. Catherine's Monastery to Reveal Ancient Texts
- Father Justin Sinaites and Michael B. Toth discussed how advanced hyperspectral imaging is revealing ancient texts in the library at St. Catherine's, a remote Greek Orthodox monastery in Egypt's Sinai desert.
- November 19, 2012
- - Michael B. Toth is the program manager of the Sinai Palimpsest Project.
- - Father Justin Sinaites is the librarian at St. Catherine's Monastery.
- Preservation at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/preservation/
- 2 hours 2 minutes 50 seconds
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