Date of imagery: 31 Dec 2009 15 Dec 2015

Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116928
Names
دير القدّيسة كاترين ( Toponym )
St Catherine's Monastery ( Toponym )
St Katherine's Monastery ( Toponym )
UNESCO World Heritage List 954 ( Designation )
Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης ( Toponym )
Gebel Musa ( Toponym )
Saint Catherine Area ( Designation )
Jebel Musa ( Toponym )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Religious ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Ottoman (Egypt) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Roman (Egypt) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Byzantine (Egypt) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Medieval (Egypt) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
British Colonial (Egypt) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Kingdom of Egypt (Egypt) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Bank/Earthwork ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty ) 21 to 50 ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 6 to 10 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 6 to 10 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 6 to 10 ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Building ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 6 to 10 ( Number )
Church/Chapel ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 11 to 20 ( Number )
Cistern ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Farm Building ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Gateway/Arch/Intersection ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Grove/Garden/Orchard ( Type ) Medium ( Certainty ) 6 to 10 ( Number )
House/Dwelling ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Monastic Complex ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Mosque/Imam/Marabout ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Production/Processing (Agricultural) ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Well ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Good
Overall disturbance extent
31-60%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Unknown - Cause: Fire - To: 1998-01-01
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Cause: Pollution - From: 1976-01-01 - To: 1998-01-01
Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - From: 1951-01-01 - To: 2005-06-11
Religious - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - To: 2005-06-11
Religious - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - From: 2005-06-11 - To: 2016-02-20
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Cause: Occupation/Continued Use - From: 2005-06-11 - To: 2016-02-20
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Unclassified) - From: 1951-01-01 - To: 2017-01-01
Potential impact factors on the resource
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Potential cause: Construction
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Religious - Potential cause: Occupation/Continued Use
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Potential cause: Road/Track

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

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

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