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Evidence for Benin Mancala Game

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.2045
Type Artifact
Location 6°19'3.94"N, 5°36'53.52"E
Date 1500-01-01 - 1699-12-31
Rules Ten holes arranged around two stores in the center.
Content Brass board from Benin City, dated to the sixteenth or seventeenth century. Square table with circular cups around the perimeter, five on each side. Pitt-Rivers 1900: pl. 40, fig. 116; Luschan 1919: 427-428.
Confidence 100
Social status Elite, Royalty
Source Luschan, F. 1919. Die Altertümer von Benin. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter and Co., Pitt-Rivers, A. 1900. Antique Works of Art from Benin. London: Harrison and Sons.

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