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Ancestral Apache Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval, Modern

Region Northern America

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race


This game is based on archaeological evidence for a game at the Three Sisters site in Arizona. Played in a ring of stones around a central stone, on which probably stick dice were thrown, It takes a form nearly identical to many others known ethnographically from the nineteenth and twentieth century.


Twenty stones arranged in a circle, with four gaps at equal intervals. Arranged around a central stone.



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Seymour, D. 2017. "Social Apects of an Apachean Stave-Dice Gaming Feature at Three Sisters." In B. Voorhies (ed.), Prehistoric Games of North American Indians. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 163-177.



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