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This bone object is believed to be a playing
piece from a Viking board game called Hnefatafl, similar to chess. It is rare evidence of life at Dirleton before the castle was built in the 1200s.
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Date Made
9th Century-11th Century
l 28mm (l 1 1/8")
w 28mm (w 1 1/8")
h 25mm (h 1")
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