Date of imagery: 31 Dec 2009 15 Dec 2015

Heritage Place

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116928
Names
1870 OS Survey - Convent of St Katharine ( Toponym )
Shams Arch Survey Number (20) ( Alternative Reference )
DAR EL ‘ABED ( Toponym )
ST. CATHERINE MONASTERY ( Toponym )
Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης ( Toponym )
دير القدّيسة كاترين ( Toponym )
Gebel Musa ( Toponym )
St Katherine's Monastery ( Toponym )
UNESCO World Heritage List 954 ( Designation )
St Catherine's Monastery ( Toponym )
Jebel Musa ( Toponym )
Saint Catherine Area ( Designation )
E33N28-42_000001 ( Designation )
Overall Archaeological Certainty
No archaeological certainty recorded
Definite
Cultural periods
No cultural period recorded
Classical/Protohistoric/Pre-Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Byzantine (Cyrenaica/Egypt) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Classical/Pre-Islamic (Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran/Northern Arabia) ( Period ) Roman Imperial (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Islamic, Late (Ottoman/Saadi/Wattasid/Alaouite/Colonial) (North Africa) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )
Islamic (North Africa) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Contemporary Islamic (MENA) ( Period ) Contemporary Islamic, Early 20th century (MENA) ( Period Detail ) Definite ( Certainty )

Archaeological Assessment

Feature forms within the Heritage Place
No feature forms recorded
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Modified Rock Surface ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty )

Feature intepretations within Heritage Place
No feature interpretations recorded
Kiln/Forge/Furnace ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Well ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Cistern ( Type ) Unknown ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Grove/Garden/Orchard ( Type ) 6 to 10 ( Number ) Medium ( Certainty )

Gateway/Arch/Intersection ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Building ( Type ) 6 to 10 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Mosque/Imam/Marabout ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Watchtower/Observation Post ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) High ( Certainty )

Inscription/Rock Art/Relief ( Type ) 51 to 100 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Monastic Complex ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

House/Dwelling ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Church/Chapel ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )

Farm Building ( Type ) 2 to 5 ( Number ) High ( Certainty )

Production/Processing (Agricultural) ( Type ) 1 ( Number ) Definite ( Certainty )


Condition

Overall condition of resource
No overall condition recorded
Good
Overall disturbance extent
No overall disturbance extent recorded
31-60%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
No disturbance assessment recorded
Category: Unknown - Cause: Fire - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 1998-01-01

Category: Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Unclassified) - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 1951-01-01 - To: 2017-01-01

Category: Tourism/Visitor Activities - Cause: Pollution - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 1976-01-01 - To: 1998-01-01

Category: Religious Activities - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2005-06-11 - To: 2016-02-20

Category: Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - Cause certainty: High - From: 1951-01-01 - To: 2005-06-11

Category: Religious Activities - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - Cause certainty: Definite - Before: 2005-06-11

Category: Tourism/Visitor Activities - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - Cause certainty: Definite - From: 2005-06-11 - To: 2016-02-20

Threat(s) to the resource
No threat assessment recorded
Threat category: Tourism/Visitor Activities
Potential cause: Construction
Cause probability: Planned

Threat category: Tourism/Visitor Activities
Potential cause: Road/Track
Cause probability: Planned

Threat category: Tourism/Visitor Activities
Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Cause probability: Planned

Threat category: Religious Activities
Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Cause probability: Probable


Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: UNESCO World Heritage List From: 2002-01-01

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