Related to Abhar city (located in Zanjan province)
This tomb is located in Sajas approximately 30 km. west of Soltanieh. The dome of this structure is unique in itself and the artistic finishes to it can be related to the Saljuqi era. In this mausoleum is a carved, wooden chest (which usually rests on the tomb) which has been repaired. But the original one can be traced back to approx. the 6th century AH. A great part of the chest which now exists can be related to the 12th century AH., an inscription in this respect reveals the date 1143 AH.
Abhar or 'Abhar Chay' as is colloquially known is one of the most ancient regions of Iran. Existing evidences reveal that this area thrived and flourished in the 2nd millennium BC., the Medes were responsible for unifying various tribes then existing. It was during ...
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