Posts Tagged ‘Anwar Sadat’

29
Jul

The Unknown Soldier Memorial

   Posted by: Keith Payne

   in Modern Egypt, Cairo, Lower Egypt, Pyramids, Tombs

tus-tabOriginally commissioned by President Anwar Sadat to memorialize the soldiers who died in the October 1973 War, the President himself would die within sight of the memorial, which would become his final resting place. 

This modern-day pyramid symbolizes the eternal spirit of the Egyptian people and their long, complex history.

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