Dr Helen Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and member of the Board of Directors of the American Associates of the Saint Catherine Foundation, will present 'Sailing to Byzantium': Understanding a Lost Empire at the Courtauld Institute on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 at 5:30pm.
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Today a team of Egyptian officials visited the monastery. This included representatives of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and engineers. They made a careful review of the progress that had been made, and gave their approval for the continuation of the work.