Egyptian

Egyptian Chess SetThe civilization of Egypt is one which spanned literally thousands of years.  Now you can get Egyption chess set pieces. Egypt had pharoahs, pyramids, sphinxs, treasure, snakes, mythical gods, and more that all made up the Egpytian culture.  Egyptian chess set pieces portrait the Egyptian culture. This is a fun set for anyone who enjoys Egyptian themes.D

During Egyptian times, the pharoahs were the subject of much worship and attention. The three kingdoms of the Egyptian civilization gave us some of the great wonders of the world.

Egypt was situated on the Nile, a fertile valley that provided the inhabitants all that they required to live. Inspired by Ancient Egypt, various play sets and other gaming items have sprung up, most notably the Egyptian themed chess sets. Based on the ancient civilizations, the chess pieces in Ancient Egyptian themed chess sets have some fascinating pieces as part of the game.

In place of the castle, you will find, in many Egyptian themed chess sets, the pyramids or a single pyramid. While it wasn't a residence, it's easy to see why that may have been chosen to represent Egypt's castle.

The Bishop in many cases appears as a Sphinx, one of the great wonders that people travel to Egypt to see. The king of course has been replaced by the typical bearded pharoah, while the queen appears as Cleopatra may well have looked when in her full regalia with wig and headgear intact. The board itself offers beautifully carved areas as well as brilliant adaptations of the renowned eye of Horus and other gods of the ancient faith of Egypt.

The ancient Eyptian themed chess set is a must have for anyone who is seriously considering collecting chess sets from the various civilizations. Themed chess sets are a remarkable way to play the game that is a bit out of the ordinary.

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