Saint Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai, Egypt
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Transfiguration of Christ by UNKNOWN ICON PAINTER, Cretan
Unknown Transfiguration of Christ c. 1550 Egg tempera on wood, 77 x 51 cm Ikonen-Museum, Recklinghausen Among the oldest Church feasts of the Christian East is that of the Transfiguration of Christ on Mount Tabor. This feast was depicted on the mosaic in the apse of St Catherine's monastery on Sinai as early as 565.