Greek Mythology Chess Set Blue Copper Pawns - Wooden Case Board
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MANOPOULOS GREEK MYTHOLOGY CHESS SET The combination of top quality & good prices made Manopoulos company world known for their products. The theme for this beautiful chess set is inspired by the Ancient Greek Mythology. Greek sculptors loved to recreate this divine conflict through their art. The theme for this beautiful chess set is inspired by the Ancient Greek Mythology. Greek sculptors loved to recreate this divine conflict through their art. The King is a replica of the famous statue "Poseidon of Melos" (2nd cent. B.C.), & the Queen represents the glorious "Athena Promachos" (450 B.C., Acropolis Museum). A bronze Hellenistic statue has inspired the Bishop & the Knight is a part of the marble facade of Parthenon sculptured by Pheidias. The castle is a reproduction of one of the most admirable Attic stele devoted to young Aristion who died in battle. Finally, the Pawn is a bronze statue of a fully armed warrior in 500 B.C.(SK4B) Wooden Case Details: Condition: New, Handmade in Greece Exterior Material: Brass board over wood(color Blue-Brass) Dimensions of board : 33 cm x 33 cm(13 inches x 13 inches) - Square size: 3.5 cm(1.37 inches) The wooden case has embedded the board & inside can store the pieces Chess pawns details: Pawns Material: Copper Plated cast Zinc - Faux Blue Oxide on Copper King Height: 2.55"(6.5 cm) - King Base: 1"(2.5 cm) Greek Mythology Chess Set Blue Copper Pawns - Wooden Case Board

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