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Al-Andalus Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Southern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Board, Sow, Two rows

Description

This game, which consists of a board of two rows of four holes, sometimes with extra holes, has been found as graffiti in medieval Al-Andalus (Spain). It has been thought to be a type of mancala game.

Rules

2x4 board. Two extra holes, to the side.

Origin

Spain

Ludeme Description

Al-Andalus Game.lud

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Reference

Cosín Corral and García Aparicio 1998.

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Sources

Cosín Corral, Y. and C. García Aparicio. 1999. "Testimonio arqueológico de la tradición lúdica en el mundo islámico: juegos en la ciudad hispanomusulmana de Vascos (Navalmoralejo, Toledo). In R. de Balbín Behrmann and P. Bueno Ramírez (eds.), II Congreso de arqueología peninsular 4. Madrid: Universidad Alcala, 589-600.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1501


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