Egypt - Robert Downie
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Mt Sinai

A dusting of desert snow covers the cold desolate top of Mt Sinai as one looks across the red-granite mountain peaks on the Sinai Peninsula. Also known by the names Mount Horeb and Gabal Musa (the 'Mountain of Moses'), the mountain is considered to be a the likely location of the biblical Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai is mentioned many times both the Bible, and the Quran, particularly in the book of Exodus. According to Jewish, Christian, and Islamic tradition, the biblical Mount Sinai was the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Mt Sinai sits at 2,285 m (7,497 ft) in the St Katherine region of the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Shot taken on film.


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