The Pila

an Ablution Basin, Xativa, Spain, early to mid 11th century




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Detail of the Musicians, Drinker & Servant and People Carrying a Deer
Detail of Horsemen
Detail of Men Pulling Beards
Detail of Bearers
Archaeological Museum, Xativa (Jativa), Spain.

Catalan:
Pica Islàmica de Xàtiva, guardada al Museu de l'Almodí de la mateixa ciutat. Del segle XI, 41,9 cm x 169,9 cm x 67 cm, i de marbre de Buixcarró.
[Islamic Pila of Xativa, kept in the Museum of Almodí in the same city. The eleventh century, 41.9 cm x 169.9 cm x 67 cm, and of marble of Buixcarró.]


Moorish Casket from Cuenca, c.1049AD
Horsemen on an Umayyad Casket from Cordoba, c.966-968
Leyre (or Pamplona) Casket, Umayyad Spain, 1004-1005AD
Other Spanish and North African resources

Other 11th Century resources

Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers




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