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King 78 and the Dead: The Lewis Chessmen in The Walking Dead Season 4

One of the most famous sets of artefacts surviving from the medieval world, and of medieval Scotland in particular, is the collection popularly known as the ‘Lewis chessmen’. 2,281 more words

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The Lewis Chessmen

In April 1831, a curious collection of carved figures was exhibited to members of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.   They had been found earlier that year, on a beach near Uig on the Isle of Lewis.  1,243 more words


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The Isle of Lewis was unique in this trip in that it was the only island on my itinerary that I had already visited, partly due to it being the island where my Dad was born. 1,999 more words