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Chess Piece, Bishop

Object Name:
Chess piece
Date:
8th–10th century
Geography:
Attributed to Western Islamic Lands
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Pfeiffer Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.151.1
Not on view
[ Klaus Hönisch, Munich, Germany, until 1967; 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. 6 (b/w).

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