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Cerne Abbey Game DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Northern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, War


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.


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.



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Michaelsen 2001: 26-27.

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



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