2020-07-17
The oldest golden sanctuaries of Razavi court dating back to the seventh century AH are on display in the Astan Quds Razavi Museum.
The 830-year-old sanctuaries of the Razavi shrine in the Astan Quds Museum

According to Razavi treasury, the head of the study and introduction of Museum works of Astan Quds Razavi explained that sanctuary in Islamic buildings is the most obvious architectural element that shows the direction of prayer, he stated that in central museum of Astan Quds Razavi, three sanctuaries with the titles of the sanctuary in front of Imam’s face with dimension of 220 by 273 cm, the sanctuary in the feet of Imam with dimensions of 180 by 228 cm and the sanctuary above the head of Imam with dimensions of 124 by 204 cm are displayed.
Heshmat Kafili, while pointing out that the widespread and common use of Zarrinfam tile in Iran dates back to the late Seljuk period and its peak reaches the Khwarezmshahi and Ilkhanid period, pointed to the sanctuary of Zarrinfam tile, which was the sanctuary in front of Imam’s face, and said: This sanctuary, before transfer to the Central Museum, has been set on the southwest wall of the shrine and in front of Imam’s face (AS).
He continued: this sanctuary was built in 612 AH by the order of Abdul Aziz Ibn Adam Qomi, by Mohammad Ibn Abi Tahir Kashani in the form of a semi-embossed golden tile and has three arches and two margins around it.
In the end, Kafili stated that this valuable collection has been exposed to the public in the "History of the Shrine" treasure of the Central Museum of Astan Quds Razavi, located in the Kosar courtyard of the holy shrine , it is reminded that in the Museum of the History of the Razavi Shrine, a collection of exquisite and unique objects such as Shir o shekar (Malma) shrines, ink steel, gold inscriptions of the holy shrine, wooden doors, gold and silver doors, steel window of the holy shrine, washing dishes and used abrasives used in the watchman place and offices of holy shrine , A variety of pilgrimages’ prayers, types of lighting fixtures, locks and historical photographs related to holy places are on display.