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Gabata (Gondar) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Eastern Africa

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Sow, Three rows


Gabata is the name used for mancala-style games played in Ethiopia and Eritrea. This version was played in the eighteenth century in Gondar, the capital of Ethiopia at the time.


3x6 board. Two players. Multiple counters per hole.



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Mashafa Madbal. British Library Manuscript Or791.



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