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Evidence for Dam Hariman

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1792
Type Ethnography
Location 1°28'30.67"N,103°45'44.52"E
Date 1886-01-01 - 1895-12-31
Rules 5x5 intersecting lines and with a triangular appendage on either side. Each player has sixteen pieces, which are placed on the intersections and move along the lines to the next open intersection. Players can hop opponents pieces to capture them. Multiple captures in one turn are allowed. A player wins when they capture all of the opponent's pieces or block them from being able to move.
Content "Dam Hariman. Board for "Tiger Game," the Malaysian Game of Fox and Geese...Identical with the Hindu game...under the name Mogol Putt'han. From the collection of His Highness the late Sultan of Johore." Culin 1898: 875.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite, Royalty
Genders Male
Source Culin, S. 1898. Chess and Playing-Cards. Washington: Government Printing Office.

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