Lewis Chessmen

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Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Jagoba Barron
published on 26 January 2018

The famous Lewis Chessmen, now in the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh and the British Museum in London, are high-quality examples of the type of chessmen the Scandinavians produced. It is believed the Lewis Chessmen were made in Trondheim, Norway, sometime in the 12th century CE toward the close of the Viking Age.

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