Title

Islamic shrine in a village in Boir Ahmad

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Creation Date

2006

Description

A small shrine on the wayside of a busy road invites truckers and other passers-by. The purported burial place of a 'saint' (likely a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad), this shrine is one of many located near water and trees, which point to an earlier, pre-Islamic cult place at the site.

Location

Central Boir Ahmad, Boir Ahmad, Iran

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Keywords

Iran, Boir Ahmad, shrine

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