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Cerne Abbey Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Northern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Board, War

Description

This board game is depicted in a medieval manuscript from Cerne Abbey, England. It is unnamed, but appears alongside Nine Men's Morris, Chess, and Alquerque game diagrams.

Rules

3x12 intersecting lines. Twelve pieces per player, which begin in on the points on the outer rows of the board. Pieces move into the central row from the same side of the board.

Origin

England

Ludeme Description

Cerne Abbey Game.lud

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Reference

Michaelsen 2001: 26-27.

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Sources

Michaelsen, P. 2001. "Daldøs: An almost Forgotten Dice Board Game." Board Game Studies 4: 19-31.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1323


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