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Creation Date

2006

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Compare with Image 469. Islamic shrine in the village of Kariak in 2006, following renovation by the government. The Islamic regime had a complicated relationship with shrines. On one hand, they are considered pre-Islamic, and therefore un-Islamic. On the other hand, the government encouraged any kind of Islamic religious devotion and sometimes invested in renovating or maintaining shrines.

Location

Kariak, Boir Ahmad, Iran

Keywords

Iran, Boir Ahmad, shrine

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