Iznik tile decoration on the mihrab of the Green Tomb or Yesil Turbe, mausoleum of the 5th Ottoman Sultan Mehmed I Celebi, Bursa, Turkey. The tomb was built by Mehmed's son and successor Murad II following Mehmed's death in 1421 and is so named because of the green-blue tiles which cover the exterior. The architect, Haci Ivaz Pasha, designed the tomb and the Yesil Mosque opposite. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Iznik tile decoration on the mihrab of the Green Tomb or Yesil Turbe, mausoleum of the 5th Ottoman Sultan Mehmed I Celebi, Bursa, Turkey. The tomb was built by Mehmed's son and successor Murad II following Mehmed's death in 1421 and is so named because of the green-blue tiles which cover the exterior. The architect, Haci Ivaz Pasha, designed the tomb and the Yesil Mosque opposite. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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