Rutho Monastery

Date of Submission: 01/11/1994
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Egyptian Antiquities Organization
Coordinates: South Sinai
Ref.: 194


Rutho the old name of El-Tur. The South Sinai zone beginning in this location in 1984 and discovering a Monastery dating 6th Century A.D. we found two bazelica churches, oil press, well provisions stores, kitchens, rooms of monks, number of ovens for bread and food, and is surroundbly a strong wall with two entrances.