Film, Video Spectral Imaging at St. Catherine's Monastery to Reveal Ancient Texts

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Title

  • Spectral Imaging at St. Catherine's Monastery to Reveal Ancient Texts

Summary

  • 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.

Event Date

  • November 19, 2012

Notes

  • -  Michael B. Toth is the program manager of the Sinai Palimpsest Project.
  • -  Father Justin Sinaites is the librarian at St. Catherine's Monastery.

Running Time

  • 2 hours 2 minutes 50 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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