Ark of the three keys

The Council of Alcalá was formed during the late Middle Ages (XIV-XV centuries), as a local body mainly responsible for the collection of taxes and the administration of justice. Until 1487 it met in the Torre Mocha del Castillo, moving in this year to the...

Bolaños de piedra

Stone bullets have been used since the most primitive ballistics (catapults, ballistas, fustíbalos), which took advantage of the mechanical energy accumulated by tension to launch the projectiles. However, its standardization and use was perfected during the late...

Everyday life

Set consisting of a basin (spittoon) with decoration of blue “commas” on a white background, honey-colored pitcher and combination of plate and bowl glazed in white. These ceramic productions located in the Patio de la Sima of the Castle of Alcalá de...