The Mashhad of Sharif Tabataba was built as a mosque/mausoleum for Sharif Tabataba al-Asghar after he died in 945-6. It belongs to a distinctive group of early nine-bay mosques constructed from Spain to Central Asia in the 9th and 10th centuries. The structure now stands in ruins; a new structure immediately to the south of it was erected in 1860 or 1870 by the Waqfs Adminstration.
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