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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 […]