The Archaeological Museum of Badajoz is located inside the Muslim Alcazaba of Badajoz

The Archaeological Museum of Badajoz is located inside the Muslim Alcazaba of Badajoz

Ceiling of the arch at the entrance of the museum - Palace of the Counts of  La Roca was built inside the alcazaba and now this palace is being used as a museum

Ceiling of the arch at the entrance of the museum - Palace of the Counts of La Roca was built inside the alcazaba and now this palace is being used as a museum

Wooden door of the museum - this museum was created in 1867 to house all archaeological finds from the province of Badajoz

Wooden door of the museum - this museum was created in 1867 to house all archaeological finds from the province of Badajoz

This photo shows the plan of the building and how its exhibitions are spread

This photo shows the plan of the building and how its exhibitions are spread

An old photograph of the alcazaba of Badajoz

An old photograph of the alcazaba of Badajoz

It appears to be that these numbers show the walking path of alcazaba

It appears to be that these numbers show the walking path of alcazaba

Mosaics inside the Archaeological Museum of Badajoz

Mosaics inside the Archaeological Museum of Badajoz

These mosaics were discovered in the Province of Badajoz and they are remarkably in good condition

These mosaics were discovered in the Province of Badajoz and they are remarkably in good condition

This togado might have come from Miróbriga in Portugal

This togado might have come from Miróbriga in Portugal

This statue represnts Emperor Tiberius (14BC-37AD)

This statue represnts Emperor Tiberius (14BC-37AD)

A broken column in the Visigothic Room

A broken column in the Visigothic Room

A closer look at the Visigoths patterns - these patterns were one of the main decorations used in the buildings

A closer look at the Visigoths patterns - these patterns were one of the main decorations used in the buildings

A 7th century pilaster on display - this object was discovered in Almendral

A 7th century pilaster on display - this object was discovered in Almendral

A corner pilaster from the 7th century

A corner pilaster from the 7th century

This fragment shows the geometrical patterns from the Visigothic era

This fragment shows the geometrical patterns from the Visigothic era

This tombstone has come from a Muslim graveyard and it shows the date of the death as 8 November 1022

This tombstone has come from a Muslim graveyard and it shows the date of the death as 8 November 1022

Stone from the grave of al-Mansur (Abu Muhammad Abdullah ben Muhammad ben Musalima al-Aftas) who passed away on 437 Hijri (1045)

Stone from the grave of al-Mansur (Abu Muhammad Abdullah ben Muhammad ben Musalima al-Aftas) who passed away on 437 Hijri (1045)

Another fragment of the stone belonging to a grave

Another fragment of the stone belonging to a grave

This tombstone belong to Abu Abdullah Muhammad ben al-Baqqar - date of the death is 25 December 1150

This tombstone belong to Abu Abdullah Muhammad ben al-Baqqar - date of the death is 25 December 1150

Some of these objects on display were used in weaving

Some of these objects on display were used in weaving

Objects on display ffrom the Islamic period - one of them is zoomorphic

Objects on display ffrom the Islamic period - one of them is zoomorphic

A ceramic jug, oil lamps and few coins on display inside the museum

A ceramic jug, oil lamps and few coins on display inside the museum

Broken fragments from the Islamic period, discovered in the province of Badajoz

Broken fragments from the Islamic period, discovered in the province of Badajoz

One of the difficulties which I faced in the museum was that the names of the objects were only in the Spanish language

One of the difficulties which I faced in the museum was that the names of the objects were only in the Spanish language

A capital from the Islamic period in Badajoz (10th-11th centuries)

A capital from the Islamic period in Badajoz (10th-11th centuries)

Capitals were used by the Romans and later by the Muslim architacts to enhance the beauty of the buildings

Capitals were used by the Romans and later by the Muslim architacts to enhance the beauty of the buildings

This piece belong to a foot bench or a throne from the past

This piece belong to a foot bench or a throne from the past

Looking at the entrance porch of the museum (seen from the first floor)

Looking at the entrance porch of the museum (seen from the first floor)

A shield of Badajoz, it may have belonged to Carlos V

A shield of Badajoz, it may have belonged to Carlos V

This shield belong to Joan I and Philip of Castile

This shield belong to Joan I and Philip of Castile

A some sort of agreement or correspondence between Alfonso Sanchez and King Denis of Portugal

A some sort of agreement or correspondence between Alfonso Sanchez and King Denis of Portugal

Stirrups and horse bites on display in the Medieval Christian section of the museum

Stirrups and horse bites on display in the Medieval Christian section of the museum

Some of the medieval items inside the museum

Some of the medieval items inside the museum

Dagger like short swords on display

Dagger like short swords on display

Spurs, ferrules and a projectile

Spurs, ferrules and a projectile

Few pilasters on display in one of the rooms inside the museum

Few pilasters on display in one of the rooms inside the museum

All the objects inside the museum were neatly displayed

All the objects inside the museum were neatly displayed

Mosaics from the Late Roman period

Mosaics from the Late Roman period

A tombstone dated with the Visigoth reign of a monarch

A tombstone dated with the Visigoth reign of a monarch

A  rosette from the 5th-7th centuries

A rosette from the 5th-7th centuries

One of the mosaics on display inside the Late Roman period room

One of the mosaics on display inside the Late Roman period room

Central courtyard of the museum, seen from the first floor

Central courtyard of the museum, seen from the first floor

On the upper floor (1st floor) the corridor walls are adorned with the various historical objects

On the upper floor (1st floor) the corridor walls are adorned with the various historical objects

A horseshoe shape arch inside the museum

A horseshoe shape arch inside the museum

Two towers of the Palace of the Counts of La Roca (currently museum building) seen from the first floor

Two towers of the Palace of the Counts of La Roca (currently museum building) seen from the first floor

This airy red brick building serves its purpose as a museum and a central point for the archaeological finds in the province of Badajoz

This airy red brick building serves its purpose as a museum and a central point for the archaeological finds in the province of Badajoz

One of the corridors on the first floor, theere are displays covering the walls of the museum

One of the corridors on the first floor, theere are displays covering the walls of the museum

A batch of coins from the 4th century

A batch of coins from the 4th century

Some of the Roman artifacts on display

Some of the Roman artifacts on display

roman mosaics found at Pueblonuevo del Guadiana

roman mosaics found at Pueblonuevo del Guadiana

An unnamed objects in the courtyard of the museum, encircled by an iron fence

An unnamed objects in the courtyard of the museum, encircled by an iron fence