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Evidence for 10-Ring

10 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1924
Type Artifact
Location 35° 7'4.15"N, 25°51'59.91"E
Date 1350-01-01BCE - 1100-12-31BCE
Rules Ten depressions in a circle, divided in half.
Content Ten depressions divided in half by a line found as graffiti in the "Chieftain's Residence" at Kavousi, Crete. Hillbom 2011: 146.
Confidence 100
Social status Elite
Spaces Monumental, Household
Source Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller.

Id DLP.Evidence.2406
Type Artifact
Location 35° 7'4.12"N, 25°51'59.81"E
Date 0625-01-01 - 0500-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle
Content Graffiti of ten holes arranged in a rough oval or maybe two lines of five on the steps of the Monumental Civic Building at Azoria, Crete. late seventh to sixth century BCE. Mook and Haggis 2013: 68.
Confidence 100
Spaces Outside, Public, Ritual
Source Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller., Mook, M. and D. Haggis. 2013. Excavation of an Archaic City at Azoria in Eastern Crete. In W.-D. Niemeier, O. Pilz and I. Kaiser (eds.), Kreta in der geometrischen und archaischen Zeit. München: Hirmer Verlag, 59–78.

Id DLP.Evidence.2407
Type Artifact
Location 35° 7'4.12"N, 25°51'59.81"E
Date 0725-01-01BCE - 0600-12-31
Rules 10 holes in a circle
Content Ten holes arranged in a circle on the steps of the Monumental Civic Building at Azoria, Crete. Late seventh to sixth century BCE. Mook and Haggis 2013: 68.
Confidence 100
Spaces Outside, Public, Ritual
Source Mook, M. and D. Haggis. 2013. Excavation of an Archaic City at Azoria in Eastern Crete. In W.-D. Niemeier, O. Pilz and I. Kaiser (eds.), Kreta in der geometrischen und archaischen Zeit. München: Hirmer Verlag, 59–78.

Id DLP.Evidence.2408
Type Artifact
Location 35°17'52.36"N, 25° 9'47.28"E
Date 1800-01-01BCE - 1600-12-31
Rules Twelve holes arranged in a circle, two are larger.
Content Slab with seven depressions arranged in a circular pattern, originally there were twelve. Found outside the Queen's Megaron, Knossos. Middle Minon. Evans 1921: 390–391; Hillbom 2011: 148.
Confidence 100
Spaces Outside
Source Evans, A. 1921. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. London: Macmillan and Co., Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller.

Id DLP.Evidence.2409
Type Artifact
Location 35°17'52.36"N, 25° 9'47.28"E
Date 1450-01-01BCE - 1300-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle, divided in half.
Content Cylindrical stone with ten holes divided in a circle, divided in half with a line. Found reused in a Roman wall at Knossos. Hillbom 2011: 148.
Confidence 100
Source Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller.

Id DLP.Evidence.2410
Type Artifact
Location 35° 0'48.21"N, 24°45'38.82"E
Date 1600-01-01BCE - 1450-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle.
Content Broken threshold with a circle of originally ten holes, six preserved, from the doorway between rooms O15 and O16 in the Oblique House in the hilltop settlement at Kommos. Whittaker 1996: 321*323, Hillbom 2011: 152.
Confidence 100
Source Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller., Whittaker, H. 1996. Stone Slabs with Depressions. In J. Shaw and M. Shaw (eds.) Kommos I: The Kommos Regions and Houses of the Minoan Town. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 321–323.

Id DLP.Evidence.2414
Type Artifact
Location 35° 3'5.24"N, 24°48'52.37"E
Date 1900-01-01BCE - 1400-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle.
Content Ten depressions arranged in a circle on a step from the theatral area at Phaistos. Hillbom 2011: 166.
Confidence 100
Spaces Outside, Public
Source Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller.

Id DLP.Evidence.2415
Type Artifact
Location 34°53'16.22"N, 33°36'13.83"E
Date 1600-01-01BCE - 1401-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle.
Content Slab reused in a wall with six depressions of originally ten arranged in a circle. On the same slab as a 20 Squares game. From Hala Sultan Tekke. Swiny 1986: 51.
Confidence 100
Source Swiny, S. 1986. The Kent State University Expedition to Episkopi Phaneromeni. Nicosia: Paul Åströms Förlag.

Id DLP.Evidence.2416
Type Artifact
Location 34°40'23.64"N, 32°54'37.71"E
Date 1680-01-01BCE - 1200-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle.
Content Ten depressions on a stone from Episkopi Bamboula, arranged in a circle. Crist 2016: 143.
Confidence 100
Source Crist, W. 2016. Games of thrones: board games and social complexity in Bronze Age Cyprus. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University.

Id DLP.Evidence.2417
Type Artifact
Location 34°44'20.42"N, 33°22'41.45"E
Date 1680-01-01BCE - 1200-12-31BCE
Rules Ten holes arranged in a circle.
Content Slab with ten holes arranged in a circle from Maroni Tsaroukkas Building 3. Crist 2016: 143.
Confidence 100
Source Crist, W. 2016. Games of thrones: board games and social complexity in Bronze Age Cyprus. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University.

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