Sunday, 29 March 2009

Lewis Chessmen head back north to Scotland

Twenty pieces of the Lewis chessmen discovered on a beach near Uig in 1831 are to temporarily return to Scotland, where they will be displayed in both Stornoway and Edinburgh. The pieces are believed to be between 800 and 900 years old.

For more on the story, visit http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/highlands_and_islands/7968621.stm.

Chris

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