North Africa

North Africa and Spain

The bibliography for this section was compiled by Mikel Herrán Subiñas. Please contact the curator if you have material to suggest, or comments, at: mhs18[at]

General literature

Carvajal López, José C., and Miguel Jiménez Puertas, 2011. “Studies of the Early Medieval Pottery of al-Andalus”, Early Medieval Europe 2011:  1-25.

Cressier, Patrice and Mercedes García-Arenal (ed.) 1998. Genèse de la ville islamique en al-Andalus et au Maghreb occidental. Madrid: Casa de Velázquez.

Cressier, Patrice and Elizabeth Fentress. 2011. La céramique maghrébine du Haut Moyen Âge (VIIIe-Xe Siècle): État des recherches, problèmes et perspectives. Rome: École française de Rome.

De Meulemeester, Johnny. 2005. Islamic archaeology in the Iberian peninsula and Morocco. Antiquity 79: 837–843.

Ennahid, Said. 2002. Political economy and settlement systems of medieval Northern Morocco an archaeological-historical approach (Political Economy and Settlement Systems of Northern Morocco viii, 124 p.), Oxford: Archaeopress.

Fenwick, Corisande, 2013. “From Africa to Ifrīqiya: Settlement and Society in Early Medieval North Africa (650-800)”, al-Masāq 25(1): 9-33.

Fenwick, Corisande. 2020. Ifriqiya and the central Maghreb. In: Walker, B and Insoll, T and Fenwick, C, (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Archaeology. Oxford University Press: Oxford.

Fenwick, Corisande and Richard Hodges. 2020. Early Islamic North Africa: A New Perspective. Debates in Archaeology. London: Bloomsbury.

García-García, Marcos , 2016. “Some remarks on the provision of animal products to urban centres in
medieval Islamic Iberia: The cases of Madinat Ilbirah (Granada) and Cercadilla (Cordova)”, Quaternary International 460: 1-11.

Gomez-Paccard M. 2012. Archaeomagnetic and rock magnetic study of six kilns from North Africa (Tunisia and Morocco). (ed.)McIntosh G., Chauvin A., Beamud E., Pavon-Carrasco F.J. & Thiriot J. 189: 169–86.

Holod, R. & E. Cirelli. 2011. La cerámica islámica altomedieval de Melilla: las cerámicas de los silos de Cerro del Cubo y Parque Lobera, in P. Cressier & E. Fentress (ed.) La céramique maghrébine du Haut Moyen Âge (VIIIe-Xe Siècle): État des recherches, problèmes et perspectives: 63–85. Rome: École française de Rome.

Pereira, Vera, 2014. “Zooarchaeological perspective of the Islamic sites in Algarve Current State of Knowledge”, Proceedings of the First Zooarchaeology Conference in Portugal (ZAP 2012), BAR International Series 2662, 111-116.

Salinas, Elena; Trinitat Pradell and Judit Molera, 2019. “Glaze production at an early Islamic workshop in al-Andalus”, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 11: 2201-13.

Sénac, Pierre (ed.) 2012. Histoire et Archéologie de L’Occident Musulman (VIIe-XVe Siècle): Al-Andalus, Maghreb, Sicile. Toulouse: Méridiennes.









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