Today’s highlight from the Permanent Collection

Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi (Monastery of St Moses the Ethiopian)
The oldest part of the monastery (currently serving as the kitchen area) was originally a pre-Islamic Byzantine tower dating back to the AD 5th or 6th century. The monastery’s church dates to AH 450 / AD 1058, Byzantine, Seljuq, Ayyubid

Qalamun Mountains, East of Nebek, Syria

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