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Evidence for Early New Kingdom Senet

12 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.21
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location Ancient Egypt
Date 1479-01-01BCE - 1458-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26–29.
Content Senet gaming board in Louvre AF 6.797 bearing the name of Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Devéria 1897: 86; Kendall 1979: 25, fig. 19; Needler 1953: 73; Pusch 1979: 206-207; Piccione 1990: 401-402; Pierret 1878: 82.
Confidence 100
Social status Elite
Genders Female

Id DLP.Evidence.24
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location 25°43'51.67"N, 32°35'49.20"E
Date 1539-01-01BCE - 1077-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26–29.
Content Senet board from Dra abu el-Naga Cairo Museum CGC 68.003. Maspero 1883: 299; Piccione 1990: 400; Pusch 1979: 268.
Confidence 100

Id DLP.Evidence.25
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location 26°11'0.40"N, 31°55'21.50"E
Date 1479-01-01BCE - 1425-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26–29.
Content Senet game board from Tomb of Meryma'at. Metropolitan Museum of Art MMA 01.4.1A. Decker 1987: 134 fig 86; Needler 1953: 74; Piccione 1990: 404-405; Pusch 1979: 230-232.
Confidence 100
Social status Elite
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.27
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location Ancient Egypt
Date 1476-01-01BCE - 1400-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26-29.
Content Senet game of Sennefer. Berlin Museum 10756. Kendall 1979: 25, fig 19h; Needler 1953: 73; Pusch 1979: 261-264; Pieper 1909: 7, fig. 5; Piccione 1990: 406-407.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.29
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location 25°43'40.96"N, 32°36'5.13"E
Date 1479-01-01BCE - 1390-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26–29.
Content Senet board of Benermerut, found in the Tomb of Kha. Turin Museum 845. Has horn halves instead of two men in square 29. Piccione 1984: 176, 178; Piccione 1990: 408-409; Pusch 1979: 233-238; Schiaparelli 1927: 175–177, figs. 159-160.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.30
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location Ancient Egypt
Date 1479-01-01BCE - 1425-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26–29.
Content Senet game board of Baky. Leiden Museum AM34a. Leemens 1846–1850: pl. 244; Piccione 1984: 176; Piccione 1990: 409-410; Nash 1902: pl. 2; Needler 1953: 74; Pusch 1979:265-267; Tait 1985: 33, 47.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.32
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location 25°44'25.51"N, 32°36'5.33"E
Date 1334-01-01BCE - 1324-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 15, 26–29.
Content Senet game board from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Cairo Museum JdE 62058. Carter and Mace 1933: 130-132, plate 75b; Decker 1987: 135; Needler 1953:74; Piccione 1990: 411-412; Pusch 1979:245-249; Tait 1985: 6-15;
Confidence 100
Ages Adolescent
Social status Elite
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.37
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location 26°11'0.40"N, 31°55'21.50"E
Date 1539-01-01BCE - 1077-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board. markings in squares 26–29.
Content Senet game board from the Tomb of Khamwaset. Unknown location. Piccione 1990: 414-415; Needler 1953: 74; Pusch 1979: 259-260; Randall-McIver and Mace 1902: 77, 97, plate 49.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.46
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location Ancient Egypt
Date 1292-01-01BCE - 1191-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 squares, markings in squares 26-30
Content Senet game board in Royal Ontario Museum. Unknown provenience. ROM 922.17. Has Horus in square 30 Kendall 1979: 26, fig. 20; MacGregor 1922: no. 1331; Needler 1953: 60-75; Picione 1990: 422; Pusch 1979: 292-294; Wallis 1898: 8-9.
Confidence 100
Social status Elite

Id DLP.Evidence.47
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location Ancient Egypt
Date 0980-01-01BCE - 0838-01-01BCE
Rules Markings in squares 27-30.
Content Senet game board in Arizona State Museum. ASM 12496. Only parts of last four squares remain. Romano et al. 2018.
Confidence 100

Id DLP.Evidence.48
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location Ancient Egypt
Date 1279-01-01BCE - 1213-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in squares 26-30.
Content Senet game board of Imenmes, Louvre 1605. Unknown provenience. Piccione 1990: 424-426; Needler 1953: 74; Pusch 1979:64-66, 208-13; Deveria 1897: 88-90; Pierret 1878: 81-82.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite
Genders Male

Id DLP.Evidence.67
Type Artifact
Game Senet
Location 30° 7'45.52"N, 31°18'28.48"E
Date 1190-01-01BCE - 0746-01-01BCE
Rules 3x10 board, markings in spaces 10, 11, 26-30.
Content Senet board of Keramit from Heliopolis. Spaces 10 and 11 invoke name and title of owner (priestess of Mut). Iskander 2010; Crist et al. 2016:60-61.
Confidence 100
Genders Female

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