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Evidence for Shogi

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.790
Type Artifact
Location 34°40'58.54"N, 135°49'55.78"E
Date 1058-01-01 - 1058-12-31
Rules King piece.
Content Heritage of Japan blog, citing Yomiuri Shimbun, in reference to excavations at Kofuku-ji temple 17 Shogi pieces, including a king piece, found with a wooden writing tablet dated 1058.
Confidence 100
Source Kawagoe, Aileen. 2012. '1,000 year old shogi pieces are Japan’s earliest shogi pieces found in Kashihara city, Nara prefecture.' Heritage of Japan Blog.

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