Palacio de Jerónimo Paéz: Detail, sculpted entry portal



The current palace is situated on the remains of the ancient Roman theater. The first phase was a Mudejar style house, known to exist since at least the fifteenth century. In the 16th century it was enlarged with two courtyards, one dating from 1559 with a reflecting pool. The main facade, facing the Plaza de Jerónimo Páez, was designed by Hernán Ruiz in 1540, and is composed as a triumphal arch, the doorway is flanked by two pairs of columns with heroic figures between them. The palace was renovated to accommodate the museum from 1959-1987.


Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Archaeological and Ethnological Museum of Cordoba

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Architecture

  • Decorative arts

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Renaissance

  • Plateresque

Place of Creation
  • +37.881469-4.777811

  • Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain

  • Córdoba

Departments and Units
Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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