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Medieval Gabata DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Eastern Africa

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Sow, Two rows


Gabata is a word used for mancala-style board games played in the Horn of Africa. This version is a 2x9 game known from medieval monumnets from Ethiopia.


2x9 board.



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Anfray 1976.

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Anfray, F. 1980. "Quatre monuments du Choa: Soddo, Meskan, et Silté à l'Institut des études éthiopiennes de l'université d'Addis-Abeba." Journal of Ethiopian Studies 14: 27-56.

Anfray, F. and E. Godet. 1976. "Les monuments du Soddo." Annales d'Éthiopie 10: 123-143.

Joussaume, R. 2011. "Amorigé and the Anthropomorphic Stelae with Compartmented Faces of Southern Ethiopia." Annales d'Éthiopie 26: 105-117.



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