Every month a different piece selected from the permanent collection of the museum of the Alhambra is shown.
Exhibitions and Other Activities. Alhambra Granada
Tower of Justice: Reading Area and "Music Box"
every time one of these places opens to the public, which due to its relevance, is worth knowing better.
This section seeks to highlight each month a representative botanical species of the ornamental flora of the monument.
Ceramic decoration has been used in architecture since ancient times. The pieces we will be looking at demonstrate the mastery of the Nasrid craftsmen. Ceramics can be found in wall panelling, floor tiles and even in exterior...[more]
Small table jug (20 cm high) from the Almohad period, made between the 12th and 13th centuries, discovered in the dungeon in the Wine Gate (Puerta del Vino).
This jug was decorated using the "cuerda seca" (dry-cord)...[more]
The month of November has arrived and with it the cold weather and the need to find the best way of keeping warm inside our homes.[more]
The piece of the month for October is a Caliphate era marble basin from the country house known as Dār al-Nāūra or House of the Waterwheel. This was the favourite country residence of the first Caliph of...[more]
The piece of the month for June has various interesting characteristics including the fact that it was a hidden decoration within the Nasrid timber-frame ceilings, which was found by chance.
Presentation of pieces of this kind...[more]
In April we will be studying a piece that is not normally on display in the Museum’s Permanent Collection.
The recent restoration of a fragment from a wooden lattice from the Nasrid era; the recovery of a number of rails...[more]
This piece comes from an early construction erected by Ismail I, which was successively remodelled by Yusuf I and during the second mandate of Muhamad V, for use as a meeting room for the Sura or Council of Ministers; as an...[more]