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Evidence for Knossos Game

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1239
Type Artifact
Location 35°17'52.36"N, 25° 9'47.28"E
Date 1700-01-01BCE - 1501-12-31BCE
Rules Board layout, at least four pieces.
Content Game board found in the "Temple Repository" of the Palace of Knossos on Crete. Four pieces were found a few meters away. Evans 1921: 470-485, Hillbom 2011: 201-272.
Confidence 100
Social status Elite, Royalty
Spaces Inside
Source Hillbom, N. 2011. Minoan Games and Game Boards: an Archaeological Investigation of Game-Related Material from Bronze Age Crete. Saarbrucken: Dr. Müller.

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