Gravefinds of game playing pieces. (A) a carved wooden hnefi. (B) an ivory chessman from the Isle of Lewis set. (C) lampworked glass playing pieces in blue and green glass including a detailed hnefi made in two colors of glass from Birka, Sweden. (D) stylized bone and jet pieces from England. (E) tablut pieces very similar to modern stylized chessmen, the Swedish king resembles a king, the Swedish hunns pawns, and the Muscovites like bent rooks. (F) dice and game counters from Hedeby.