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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Draughtsmen; ivory; two incised concentric circles at edge.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1150-1175
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 53 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1909 153 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G40/dc5

  • Exhibition history

    2000 4 Apr-14 Oct, Stornoway, Museum nan Eilean, Norse & Viking Isles: Gall Ghadheil
    1995 Oct 12-1996 Jan 14, Edinburgh, National Museums of Scotland, 'Lewis Chessmen'
    1992 26 Dec-1993 14 Mar, Denmark, Copenhagen, Nationalmuseet, Vikings and Christians
    1992 1 Sep-15 Nov, Germany, Berlin, Altes Museum, Wikinger, Waräger, Normannen. Die Skandinavier und Europa 800-1200
    1992 1 Apr-20 Jul, France, Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Les Vikings... Les Scandinaves et l’Europe 800-1200

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Draughtsman; ivory; two incised concentric circles at edge.

Draughtsman; ivory; two incised concentric circles at edge.

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