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Benin Mancala Game DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Sow


This game is attested on a bronze game board from Benin.


Ten holes arranged around two stores in the center.



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Murray 1951: 176, 177; Luschan 1919:427.

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Luschan, F. 1919. Die Altertümer von Benin. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter and Co.

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

Pitt-Rivers, A. 1900. Antique Works of Art from Benin. London: Harrison and Sons.



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