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Hegira 437–73 / AD 1046–81, Taifa kingdoms; Banu Hud dynasty, Abu Yafar Ahmad al-Muqtadir (r. AH 437–73 / AD 1046–81)
Carved polychromatic plaster
National Archaeological Museum
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This fragment of frieze, which was part of the decorative wall covering of the Throne Room in the Aljafería Palace, reproduces an architectural arcade on a small scale. It is an excellent example of the baroque style seen in the carved, multicoloured plasterwork decoration of the time.