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Worra (Vora)DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Sow, Two rows


Worra is a two-row mancala-style board game played in the Ashanti Kingdom of the early nineteenth century. The King of Ashanti was said to have played on a golden board in his palace.


2x7 board.



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Murray 1951: 177.

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Bowditch, T. 1819. Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, with a Statistical Account of that Kingdom, and Geographical Notices of other Parts of the Interior of Africa. London: J. Murray.

Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.



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