Ottoman Fountain in Chios (town)

This fountain was constructed in the late 18th century by a wealthy Ottoman administrator of Chian descent, Melik Pasha

This fountain was constructed in the late 18th century by a wealthy Ottoman administrator of Chian descent, Melik Pasha; the inscriptions on the fountain describe Melik’s devotion to his hometown.

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Below are details of the Turkish calligraphy.

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