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Mâcon, Musée des Ursulines
 
Chess pieces
  Pieces from Loisy
Year 1000 (circa)
2.5 - 5.7 cm in height
Musée des Ursulines


These chess pieces were found during excavations in the motte in Loisy (Saône-et-Loire). They are among the oldest found in Europe and date from the introduction of the game to the West around the year 1,000.