Details on new lattice-enclosed tomb of Martyrs released for first time



The engineering and technical staff of the Imam Hussein Shrine is installing the new holy grille of the Martyrs (graves of those who were martyred with Imam Hussein “Peace Be Upon Them” on the Day of Ashura).

Kereem ElEmbarei, director of the Department of Maintenance at the Imam Hussein Shrine, said new holy grille weighs 4 tons: 9kg of 18-karat gold, 804kg of pure silver, 2 tons of wood, 200kg of brass, and 300kg of stainless steel.

ElEmbarei added that the dimensions of the new holy grille are the same as the dimensions of the old one, in addition to veined floral ornament.

It is noteworthy that the holy grille has been designed, made, and presented by the board of trustees in the city of Qom, Iran.


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