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A booklet produced by PhD students working in the Lewis Team of the Languages, Myths and Finds Project.

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The Lewis chessmen were found in 1831 at Uig on Lewis in the Hebrides. They were probably made in Trondheim, Norway in the late 12th or early 13th century. They are on display at the National Museum of Scotland

A model of one of the Lewis Chessmen warder figures, bought in Stornoway in 2015.

A short article about the Viking game of hnefatafl from Uig Historical Society
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