Chess Piece, King


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Artifact Identification Chess Piece, King   (1936.02.0003)
Recreational Artifacts : Game Equipment : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West
Period/Date Renaissance, 1500 – 1600
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Europe exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 6.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 2.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.7 cm
Weight 15 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Tooth--Ivory
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information (10 yr 9/4 ) -ns Pale orange yellow ( 10 yr 8/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

"Museum treasures chess," Heritage March 1992, p. 2.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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