Record Details

NHER Number:10174
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval jet chess piece


It is recorded that a jet chess piece, shaped as a bishop, was recovered from this parish in or before 1896. It is believed that the object dated to the medieval period, possibly 12th century.

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Full description

On or before 1896.
Jet chessman (bishop). Medieval, possibly 12th century. [1]
See (S1), from the Amyot Collection (Thelton).
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CHESS PIECE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Shelton.
<S1>Serial: Proc.Soc.Antiq.Lond.. Vol.III, p.385.

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