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Evidence for Crossover 3

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.586
Type Artifact
Game 58 Holes
Location 33°58'7.49"N, 51°24'15.31"E
Date 1000-01-01BCE - 0901-12-31BCE
Rules 59 spaces arranged in an arc around two parallel lines of spaces, spaced 5 and 25, 6 and 20, 8 and 10 are connected.
Content 58 Holes game board found in a tomb at Tepe Sialk. Ghirshman 1939:42ff, pl. XXII, 8; Ellis 1966: 193 n.3; May 1991: 162 fig.157.
Confidence 100
Source Ghirshman, R. 1939. Fouilles de Sialk II. Paris: P. Geuthner. , May, R. (ed.) 1991. Jouer dans l’antiquité. Marseille: Musées de Marseille. , Ellis, R. and B. Buchanan. 1966. 'An Old Babylonian Game Board with Sculptured Decoration.' Journal of Near Eastern Studies 25(3): 192–201.

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