The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online. Catherine vary considerable in age, dating from the 6th century right up to the present day, though most structures in the monastery enclosure are older.
For example, the newest structure within the compound itself is probably the north wing, built in 1951 to house the Library, the Icon Gallery and the new refectory for the monks, as well as the apartments of the Archbishop of St. The bell tower is somewhat older, dating to the 18th century. On the outside of the compound, the visitor's center is a fairly recent addition.
The paper discusses the third aspect, the archaeological evidence, in more detail. Whatever one may think of Ron Wyatt’s “discoveries,” he should be given full credit for this discovery.
The questions dealt with include: 1) Are the archaeological remains that were observed by the proponents of Jebel al-Lawz credible? The final section of this paper deals with the location of the Red Sea crossing. However, I would like to call your attention to a recent book examining the claims of Ron Wyatt.
But despite all of Elmer’s excitement, others who have been to the same location are not so sure what is being viewed underwater are the remnants of the great chase and urge extreme caution regarding the unsubstantiated claims. Opportunists are combining false things with the true things that are found.