- Museum number
- Series: The Lewis Chessmen
Chess-piece; walrus ivory; knight; mounted; wearing conical helmet with neck and ear-pieces each decorated with St Andrew's cross; long girded tunic; armed with spear and kite-shaped shield: cross and square; sword suspended from baldric over shoulder.
- Production date
- 1150-1175 (circa)
Height: 7.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This Lewis Chessman featured on an Isle of Mann stamp issued in January 2013.
- On display (G40/dc5)
- Exhibition history
2012 - 2013 27 Oct-2 Mar, Douglas, Isle of Man, Manx Museum, The Forgotten Kingdom
2006-2007 23 Sep-21 Jan, Luton Museum, Across the Board
2006 26 May-3 Sep, Lincoln, City and County Museum, Across the Board
2006 28 Jan-1 May, Leicester, New Walk Museum & Gallery, Across the Board
2005 1 Oct-31 Dec, Gosport, Discovery Centre, Across the Board
2005 23 Jul-17 Sep, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Across the Board
2005 22 Jan-16 Jun, Wallsend, Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum, Across the Board
1995 Oct 12-1996 Jan 14, Edinburgh, National Museums of Scotland, 'Lewis Chessmen'
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number