3 The Pisan workings are only distinguished from the Roman by the character of the small objects (lamps, coins, &c.) found in them.
Judices Pisan period.
These names, indeed, continue even after the Pisan family of Lacon-Massa had by marriage succeeded to the judicature.
After this the Pisan supremacy of the island seems to have become more of a reality, but Arborea remained independent, and after the defeat of the Pisans by the Genoese at the naval battle of Meloria in 1284 they were obliged to surrender Sassari and Logudoro to Genoa.
To the Pisan period belong a number of fine Romanesque churches, among which may be specially mentioned those of Ardara, S.