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Chess Piece, Pawn

Object Name:
Chess piece
Date:
9th–12th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; molded, pale blue glaze
Dimensions:
1 1/8 in. high (2.8 cm high)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.423
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, 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. pp. 12-13 (b/w).



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