Tag Archives: Archaeology

The Islamic funerary question in Spain. The case of Zaragoza

Last 18th January the news of the discovery of an ancient Islamic necropolis in the [...]

Moriscos influence in Rabat and Salé in the 16th and 17th centuries

On 18 May, the Islamic Culture Foundation was invited to participate in the international conference [...]

Madrid, the Andalusian city with many streams

The history of Madrid began in the ninth century, when the Umayyads decided to build [...]

In Saudi Arabia, in the footsteps of the Prophet

Hijrah: in the footsteps of the Prophet. This was the theme chosen by Ithra (the [...]

A research recovers the ancient potters women of the Alhambra

Potters women working for the Alhambra, new chronologies or manufacturing methods are some of the [...]

Introducing the new virtual FUNCI’S tour of Islamic Madrid 

The Centre for Studies on Islamic Madrid (CEMI), in collaboration with the Madrid City Council, [...]

Accédez au Programme du “Festival du patrimoine andalou de Rabat et Salé” Du 21 au [...]

Decalogue of good practices for the dissemination of Islamic heritage

Last May 2022, the Islamic Culture Foundation organized the workshop “Islamic Heritage: good practices for [...]

The Almaden mines, an Andalusi heritage

During the Al-Andalus period, mining activity was very important and the extracted materials were exported [...]

A European capital’s forgotten memory: Madrid’s Islamic past

Unexpectedly wedged between vehicles in an underground car park lie the remnants of Madrid’s forgotten [...]

New restoration project of the garden of the Christian wall

The Islamic Culture Foundation will soon begin the rehabilitation works of the garden at the [...]

Not of the Letter but of the Spirit

Review by the philologist and Historian María Jesús Viguera Molíns (University Complutense of Madrid) for [...]

Medina Azahara grows to the east of the Caliphal Palace

A Spanish-Germany archaeological team has found, in a new excavated area, a big administrative building [...]

Presentation of the book “Madrid islámico. La historia recuperada” (Islamic Madrid. A recovered history)

For the second time in a row, the Islamic Culture Foundation (FUNC) is participating in [...]

FUNCI signs a collaboration agreement with Madrid City Council

Last March 5th, FUNCI signed a collaboration agreement with the Environment and Mobility Area of [...]

Virtual recreation of the mosque of Antequera (Spain)

This video shows a virtual recreation of a rural mosque of the 10th-11th century, created [...]

Mayrit, bridge for peace, a new FUNCI’s project

FUNCI, along with Madrid’s city council, is launching a project to recover the heritage and [...]

The virtual reconstructions directed by Antonio Almagro, in open access

The videos produced by LAAC under the direction of Dr. Antonio Almagro, a collaborator of [...]

Differences add up

This video, produced by the journalist Javier López-Astilleros, collaborator of the Islamic Culture Foundation, reflects on [...]

The archeological prospecting in the Agdal, begins

A team of experts of the Laboratory of Architecture and Archaeology of the City (LAAC. [...]