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Chess Piece, Pawn

Object Name:
Chess piece
Date:
9th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stone; carved
Dimensions:
1 1/4 in. high (3.2 cm high)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.265
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1938, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Carboni, Stefano. "Chessmen in the Department of Islamic Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Scacchi e Scienze Applicate suppl. no. 7, fasc. 15 (1996). ill. p.13 (b/w).



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