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Olifante califal

27/02/2010 admin 0

Fact Sheet No. Inventory: 2577 Collection: IVORIES AND BONE Timeline: X III- XIV ? School: Cordovan (?) / Spanish (?) Place of production: Cordova (?) / Spain (?) Material: Ivory. Technique: Size Dimensions: 45 cm. Location: CABINET, Showcase 21.4 Give […]

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Chest of Beatitudes

29/11/2009 admin 3

The ark or chest of the Beatitudes was a XI century Romanesque ivory plaques made with, that was a gift from the Kings of Leon Ferdinand I and his wife Sancha made to the church of San […]

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Fitero casket

27/11/2009 admin 2

Ivory casket of the Monastery of Santa Maria la Real Fitero. Navarre. Small and carved ivory, it is dated Arqueta of Fitero, for registration, Year 966. It is a masterpiece of […]

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Ivory Boat (In&A London)

01/08/2009 Rafael Jimenez 8

Bote califal. Probably from Córdoba. Dating in 969. It is the only boat ivory Umayyad Cordoba whose owner was not a member of the royal family. We treat ibn Ziyad Aflah, Prefect of Police of Córdoba. […]

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Circular Box

27/07/2009 Rafael Jimenez 2

Circular carved ivory box. The upper inscription begins with a prayer by the caliph Alhakén II and is similar to that found in a boat with his wife dated circa 964. Housed in the Victoria […]

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Two chambers in London

13/07/2009 Rafael Jimenez 3

Two ivory caskets exposed in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. One is already covered by Jerome. Both were carved in Medina Azahara in Caliphate (possibly towards 962). Visible plant and epigraphic decoration. Also […]

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Chest of Santo Domingo de Silos Provincial Museum (Burgos).

22/05/2009 Paco Muoz 1

Mohamed'm Zeiyan, Basin.

“He kept the Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos, and now it is saved in the Provincial Museum of Burgos, one ivory casket, knock cap, measuring 345 millimeters long, 200 wide and 190 High.

The jewel is very patched. Because she lost one of the side panels of the box and the upper and the sides of the lid, and will ivory tablerillos were replaced by sheets of gold and enamelled copper, by adding an armor edges, Copper also gold and enamel, to adjust and sustain ivory cloths.