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Chess Piece, Pawn

Object Name:
Chess piece
Date:
8th–11th century
Geography:
Iran, probably Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ivory or wood
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Pfeiffer Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.9.20
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, until 1972; sold to MMA]
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. 8 (b/w).



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