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The Mausoleum of Sidi Sahab, generally known as the Mosque of the Barber, is actually a zaouia (madrassa) located inside the city walls of Kairouan. It was built by the Muradid Hammuda Pasha Bey and Murad II Bey.
In its present state, the monument dates from the 17th century. The mosque is a veneration place for Abu Zama' al-Balaui, a companion of the prophet Muhammad, who, according to a legend, had saved for himself three hairs of Muhammad's beard, hence the edifice's name.

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