Rouen (Seine-Maritime)
Place du Vieux-Marché 

Chessboard piece (?)

12th  century 

This object is sculpted with a decorative motif consisting of four scrolls back to back and linked in pairs. These are surmounted by the croup of a quadruped whose head has unfortunately been lost. This is probably a gaming piece.

Dimensions of the object
H. 6.3 cm 

Musée départemental des Antiquités de Rouen, Seine-Maritime
inv. 1700.2

Yohann Deslandes, Musée des Antiquités de Rouen