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The Game of Kings
Medieval Ivory Chessmen from the Isle of Lewis
November 15, 2011–April 22, 2012
Maryam Ekhtiar, Senior Research Associate, Department of Islamic Art
Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2012
We asked Maryam Ekhtiar, our colleague in the Department of Islamic Art, to tell us about the history of chess in Iran, her native land.
This blog accompanies the special exhibition The Game of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen from the Isle of Lewis, on view at The Cloisters November 15, 2011–April 22, 2012.
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