Place These earthenware pots are made out of tertiary
clay in Malaga Spain. They were then glazed to
Museum No seal the pourous clay surface from its contents.
These jars were decorated with a golden copper When islamic armies conquered Spain they im-
lustre and often with a colbalt blue on a white ported spices and drugs back to the islamic lands
lead glaze background. Patterns were mainly con- . Spices like saffron were carried in these jars
cerned with organic pattern and rarely depicted
people or animals.