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Evidence for Djara-Badakh

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1531
Type Ethnography
Location Somaliland
Date 1931-01-01 - 1931-12-31
Rules 3x3 intersecting lines. Three pieces per player. Players alternate turns placing a piece on an empty spot on the board. When all of the pieces are placed, players alternate turns moving a piece to an empty adjacent spot. The first player to place their three pieces along one of the lines wins.
Content "2. Djara-badakh. A simple for of shah, played by children. Each of the two players has three stones of distinctive colour and kind. These are placed alternately by them on angles formed by three vertical and horizontal lines. When the six stones are placed, they are moved along the lines. The first who gets his stones in a straight connected line wins the game." Marin 1931: 505.
Confidence 100
Ages Child
Source Marin, G. 1931. Somali Games. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 61: 499-511.

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