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Bhubaneswar Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval, Modern

Region Southern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, Race, Escape

Description

This game board was found at the Kedaresvara temple at Bhubaneswar in Orissa, India. The game is similar, but not identical, to other games from India which themselves resemble the ancient game 20 Squares. The temple dates to the eleventh century CE, but the board could have been made at any time after that.

Rules

3x6 grid, with the second space from the left in the central row marked. Extending from the central row are six further spaces.

Origin

India

Ludeme Description

Bhubaneswar Game.lud

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Reference

Finkel 1999: 11.

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Sources

Finkel, I. 1999. " The Sedentary Games of India: An Introduction. In R. Nirbed and A. Gosh (eds.), Sedentary Games of India." Kolkata: Asiatic Society, 1-21.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.758


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