chess

800 Coffee to play chess

A curious discovery involved the Norway a few weeks ago, where in the thirteenth century house, It was found a part to play Stranj, a medieval pastime similar to today's chess.

The object in question has about 800 years of history and is derived from deer Horn.

To be precise, it is a horse finely decorated with Arab motifs, a rather rare model in the area.

Most archaeologists believe that the game of chess has arrived in Scandinavia shortly after the tenth century, then spreading from Spain to northern Europe.

To learn more and see the image of the specimen found, click here: http://oltre-la-notte.blogspot.it/2018/02/norvegia-trovato-un-antico-pezzo-degli.html) (Photo gives: http://antichitabaldrighi.it).