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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. https://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/1000-year-old-shogi-pieces-are-japans-earliest-shogi-pieces-found-in-kashihara-city-nara-prefecture/
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. https://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/1000-year-old-shogi-pieces-are-japans-earliest-shogi-pieces-found-in-kashihara-city-nara-prefecture/

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