The Greek Gods Series
The Greek mythology has had a profound influence on the culture, arts, and literature of Western civilization and thus it has impacted the world too in one way or the other.
Our Handcarved Greek Gods Chess Set personifies the beauty of Greek Gods for which they are known the world over.
The king in this set is represented by Apolo. Son of Zeus and Titan Leto, Apollo is one of the most important gods in Greek mythology. Apolo is considered God of music, poetry, art, oracles, archery, plague, medicine, sun, light and knowledge.
The Goddess of Love and Beauty, Aprodite is the queen in this chess set. Aprodite is said to be so beautiful that rivalry over her sparked war of Gods. The queen of this set is a perfectly represents Aprodite. The bishop in the set is represented by Dionysus. The rook is represented by Psyche. The rooks by Centaur Chiron and the pawns by Nymphs.
The figures are made of cherry wood. Each figure is covered with a layer of varnish, which makes it stronger, so the figure can be used to play without fear of damage.
Weight: 2500 grams ( 88.18 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.
Package Include: 32 Chessmen. chess board NOT included in this sale.
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Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant.
Shipping: These chessmen will be shipped from our partner factory in Europe.
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Weight: grams ( oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.