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View Resource Holy Image, Hallowed Ground (Getty Center Exhibitions)

This Web exhibition created by the Getty allows visitors to view Byzantine icons from the remote Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai, the world's oldest continuously operating Christian monastery, and also the largest repository of Byzantine icons. Tools provided on the Web site allow you to zoom in on the icons, and see their details from a much closer vantage point than viewing in the...

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/icons_sinai/index.html