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Borobodur Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Southeastern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, Race

Description

This game is depicted on the tenth century Borobodur Stupa in Java, Indonesia.

Rules

2x12 board. The center of the board is either decorated with a floral motif or with five pieces on the same spot. Either eleven or sixteen pieces. Two cubic dice. Not all pieces are on the board at the same time. More than one piece can occupy a space.

Origin

Indonesia

Ludeme Description

Borobodur Game.lud

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Sources

Soar, M. "2007. Board Games and Backgammon in Ancient Indian Sculpture. In I. Finkel (ed.), Ancient Board Games in Perspective. London: The British Museum Press, p. 177-231.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.970


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