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Abanga DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Eastern Africa, Middle Africa

Category Reconstruction, Board, Sow, Two rows

Description

Abanga is a two-row mancala-style game board that was played by the Zande people of central Africa in the mid-nineteenth century.

Rules

2x9 board. About 24 counters per player. Pieces are sown around the board.

Origin

Central Africa

Ludeme Description

Abanga.lud

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Reference

Avelot 1906: 268.

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Sources

Avelot, M. 1906. "Le jeu des godets: un jeu africain à combinaisons mathématiques." Bulletins et mémoires de la société d'anthropologie de Paris 7: 267-271.

Schweinfurth. G. 1875. Au coeur de l'Afrique: 1868-1871, voyages et découvertes dans les régions inexplorées de l'Afrique centrale Tome 2. Paris: Hachette.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1103


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