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Adjito DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa


Adjito is a two-row mancala-style board game played in the Kingdom of Dahomey in the nineteenth century.


2x8-10 board. Three counters in each hole. The direction of sowing is not given. When the final counter is dropped in an empty hole in the player's own row, the contents of the opposite hole in the opponent's row are captured. The player who captures the most counters wins.

Foa 1895: 249-250.



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Avelot 1906: 267, 269.

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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.

Foa, E. 1895. Le Dahomey. Paris: A. Hennuyer.



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