Where is the seventh Celtic nation? The pallozas, or round stone huts (pictured), date back 2,500 years and are believed to be of Celtic origin.

Where is the seventh Celtic nation?

Where is the seventh Celtic nation? The pallozas, or round stone huts (pictured), date back 2,500 years and are believed to be of Celtic origin.

These chess pieces, called the Lewis Chessmen, were found in Scotland at some point before 1831 and were probably made in Scandinavia between 1150 and 1200. They’re made out of walrus ivory and whales’ teeth and are on display at The British Museum.

These chess pieces, called the Lewis Chessmen, were found in Scotland at some point before 1831 and were probably made in Scandinavia between 1150 and 1200. They’re made out of walrus ivory and whales’ teeth and are on display at The British Museum.

Some of the Lewis Chessmen may not have been chessmen at all according to new research.    The 12th and 13th century gaming pieces which were discovered in Uig on the Isle of Lewis in 1831 are considered to be Scotland’s most renowned archaeological find.    An article in the journal Medieval Archaeology by David Caldwell, Mark Hall and Caroline Wilkinson suggests that many of the 93 ivory pieces may have been used in a game called hnefatafl – an ancient Viking board game that pre-dates…

Some of the Lewis Chessmen may not have been chessmen at all according to new research. The 12th and 13th century gaming pieces which were discovered in Uig on the Isle of Lewis in 1831 are considered to be Scotland’s most renowned archaeological find. An article in the journal Medieval Archaeology by David Caldwell, Mark Hall and Caroline Wilkinson suggests that many of the 93 ivory pieces may have been used in a game called hnefatafl – an ancient Viking board game that pre-dates…

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