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East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF
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Philipshill Road, G76 9HR
Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
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Dalek cyborg emerging from a vortex in space with a DNA double helix, police box, and earth in the background.
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Various museum objects
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Scottish History and Archaeology
10 min activity
The Lewis chess pieces live in the National Museum of Scotland. Colour them in or cut out and make your own chess piece here.
Make your own Lewis chess piece [PDF 122KB]
Make your own Lewis chess piece King and Queen.
Lewis chess piece colouring sheet [PDF 73KB]
Colour in the famous Lewis chess pieces from the National Museum of Scotland.