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Chess Piece

Date:
9th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Alabaster; carved
Dimensions:
11/16 in. high (1.8 cm high)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.196
Not on view
Excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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