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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/drasskin/status/1277561377167683584]From the British Museum: Chess piece, made of ivory, carved in the form of a chariot pulled by a pair of horses with two riders. Early Islamic, 7th-8th c., from Nishapur (l).

It resembles the chariot of Afrasiab (r), thought to be the first chess set ever found in 6th-7th c.

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