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Cumisitha (Cumisiña )DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region South America

Category Reconstruction, Board, War

Description

Cumisitha is a game that was played by the Aymara people of southern Peru and Bolivia in the seventeenth century. It was described by chroniclers as similar to the Game of the Goose, but different in many ways, as well as similar to Chess and Alquerque.

Rules

Board game.

Origin

Andes

Ludeme Description

Cumisitha.lud

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Reference

Depaulis 1998: 34.

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Sources

Bertonio. L. 1612. Vocabulario de la lengua aimara. Lima.

Depaulis, T. 1998. 'Inca Dice and Board Games.' Board Games Studies 1: 26–49.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1382


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