Córdoba and its territory


The archaeological museum of Córdoba offers us a chronological route that goes from Prehistory to the Middle Ages.
With the exhibition called Córdoba and its territory we will discover the Prehistory and Protohistory of the city.
With pieces of Neolithic ceramics discovered in the Cueva de los Murciélagos de Zuheros or campaniform vases of La Rambla, among other pieces.
Beginning in Prehistory we will advance to the Late Middle Ages, knowing chronological data and milestones of each period.
The pieces that are exhibited have their origin in the archaeological sites of the province.
Divided by thematic blocks: Córdoba and its territory, Córdoba, power and centrality and finally living in Córdoba.
In the first block we will contemplate the Roman Cordoba, the evolution of the city, with detailed descriptions found. Architectural elements, statues or portraits. One of the most outstanding images is an athlete Torso, which we can see in the section of Roman Cordoba, another outstanding piece is a sculpture of Aphrodite crouching and the Portrait of Drusus, son of Tiberius.
In Cordoba, between Rome and Islam, we will enter the Visigothic period and as the city changed in medieval times, we will highlight the Capital of the Evangelists with polychrome decoration.
In Qurtuba, we discover the Islamic city, its civil and religious works, green ceramics and manganese and bronze.
In Cordoba of the Late Middle Ages, we will narrate the Christian reconquest and its subsequent transformation, the process that led to Christianity.
In a showcase we will see a large selection of coins, from the republican denarii of the Treasury of the Almadenes, coins of the Roman or Andalusian Empire.
In the museum we will also find a statue of Mitra, a deity who received cult in different oriental religions reaching the Roman religion.
In the basement of the museum are the remains of the internal structures of the Roman Theater of Córdoba and different stages of the site.
These pieces are part of the Route of the Caliphate and Roman Route.