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Chess Piece, King

Object Name:
Chess piece
Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, probably Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Terracotta; incised
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Pfeiffer Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.317
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, until 1975; 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. 5 (b/w).



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