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Ya’qub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar (840-879) was a coppersmith who challenged the Abbasid Caliphate (750–1258). He went on to became the founder of the Saffarid dynasty (861–1003) which ruled large parts of modern day Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as a small part of Iraq. His tomb is an adobe structure located 10 kilometers outside of Dezful. The tomb has a white, conical double-shell dome which was added to the structure during the Seljuq era (1037–1194). 

Yaqub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar Tomb

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    Khuzestan Province, Eslamabad, Dezful-Shushtar Rd