Also from Madinat al-Zahra’ is an intricately carved marble capital that dates to the 960s, as well as another marble capital and column base of the mid-10th century, which are possibly from Córdoba.Other early works in marble include a large carved water basin or fountain of the 11th century, probably from Seville; and a group of 12th-century carved and dated tombstones from Almería, the finest made in the form of a mihrab dates from 1131.
Fabric: The fabric is chalky, compact, and a mottled light to dark salmon pink.
Decoration: Hand-painted in copper and silver oxides, motifs appear metallic pinkish-purple to pinkish-brown.
Decorations on one example from James Fort include a simple flower pinwheel in the center; pale traces of vertical lines remain on the bouge.
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