background Ludii Portal
Home of the Ludii General Game System


Home Games Forum Downloads References Concepts Contribute Tutorials Tournaments World Map Ludemes About

Evidence for Kuba Game

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1946
Type Artistic depiction
Location Kuba
Date 1750-01-01 - 1799-12-31
Rules 3x3 board with two stores.
Content Ndop figure made of wood depicting Shyaam aMbul aNgoong. He sits behind a 3x3 board with two stores. British Museum Af1909,1210.1. Late eighteenth century. Blier 1998: 234-235; Murray 1951: 205.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite, Royalty
Genders Male
Source Blier, S. 1998. The Royal Arts of Africa. New York: Harry N. Abrams., Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

     Contact Us

lkjh Maastricht University Department of Advanced Computing Sciences (DACS), Paul-Henri Spaaklaan 1, 6229 EN Maastricht, Netherlands Funded by a €2m ERC Consolidator Grant (#771292) from the European Research Council