Mehmed Şekip Pasha Tomb

It is taking place in Murad Reis Cemetery. Mehmed fiekip Pasha and his wife Ayfle Han›m is buried. Pasha who was a leading Ottoman Statesman of Egypt, has retired and settled on the island. He and his wife both passed away in 1909 and buried together to their current tomb. Their grave is made of a marble sarcaphagus. Although the date they died is the same, there is no information about the cause of death in the registries. The tomb can be reached via a staircase with three steps and has got a hexagonal plan. The tomb has got six columns and is domed. The bearers of the building has got big damages. It still survives by supporting the tomb from exterior.

 

 

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