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Badami Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval, Modern

Region Southern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race


This game board was found on the pavement of at least one structure at Badami, India.


A series of holes. Eleven are in the bottom line, from the central hole, a line of an additional ten extend up. From the central hole of this vertical line (counting the central hole of the bottom line), a square with eleven holes per side.

Marin 1942: 114-115, 116.



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Murray 1951: 140, fig. 64.E.

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Marin, G. 1942. "An Ancestor of the Game of 'Ludo.'" Man 42: 114-117.

Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.



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