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Mangala (Greek) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Sow, Two rows


Mangala is a name used for several related games using the sowing mechanism. This version was documented among the Greek peoples living in the Ottoman empire during the early eighteenth century. It was played with shells in a board in the form of a box with holes in it.


Two rows of holes. Multiple counters per hole. Pieces are sown.



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Guys, P.-A. 1776. Voyage littéraire de la grèce. Paris: Veuve Duchesne.



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