A project which we've been working closely with the museum on for the last 4 years, the 32-piece steel set features some of the most iconic elements and artefacts from around the museum on the chess board. The wooden playing board features the ceiling detail of the Scala Simonetti.
Queen: Hera Barberini, Round Hall, Pio Clementino Museum
Bishop: Heracles in bronze, Round Hall, Pio Clementino Museum
Knight: Ancient horse’s head, Hall of Animals, Pio Clementino Museum
Pawn: Bronze Pigna (pinecone), Courtyard of the Pinecone
The set is available exclusively in the museum and from their online store.