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Tracing the tin-opacified yellow glazed ceramics in the western Islamic world: the findings at Madinat al-Zahra’

Author
Salinas, M.; Pradell, T.; Tite, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences
Date of publication
2017-11-27
Volume
11
Number
3
First page
777
Last page
787
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-017-0562-x Open in new window
Project funding
Introduction of the glaze in Al-Andalus: technological waves and oriental influences
Inverse technology of glazes, enamels and painting layers for the recovery of Historic and Artistic Heritage
Transicions de fase, polimorfisme i dinàmica de la metastabilitat
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/116218 Open in new window
URL
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12520-017-0562-x Open in new window
Abstract
A small group of opaque yellow glazed sherds has recently been identified among the ceramics excavated at the Islamic city of Madinat al-Zahra’ near Cordoba, in al-Andalus (southern Spain), which was founded in 936 AD as the seat of the Umayyad Caliphate power. A small group of sherds from Madinat al-Zahra’, which can be dated to about 960–980 AD, has been examined in polished section in a SEM with EDS attached. These analyses have established that the Madinat al-Zahra’ sherds were opaci...
Citation
Salinas-Pleguezuelo , E., Pradell, T., Tite, M. Tracing the tin-opacified yellow glazed ceramics in the western Islamic world: the findings at Madinat al-Zahra’. "Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences", 27 Novembre 2017, p. 1-11.
Keywords
Opaque yellow glazes . Lead stannate . Lead Antimonate . Islamic . Umayyad caliphate . Spain . Iran . Central Asia . Egypt . Tunisia . SEM-EDS . XRD
Group of research
GCM - Group of Characterization of Materials

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