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Senet (Znt)
Ruleset: Double Senet

Game

See the game Senet for more details.

Period(s)

Ancient

Region(s)

Northern Africa

Summary

Played on two boards placed next to each other.

Rules

Senet played on two 3x10 boards adjacent to each other.

Reference

Future reconstruction.

Other Rulesets

Reconstructed rulesets
Simple Senet Played on a board with no markings.
Simple Marked Senet Played on a board with basic markings.
Middle Kingdom Senet Played on a board common in Middle Kingdom Egypt.
Early New Kingdom Senet Played on a board common in earlier New Kingdom Egypt.
Late New Kingdom Senet Played on a board common in later New Kingdom Egypt.
Vertical Senet Played with a vertically-oriented board and different markings.
Cypriot Senet Played on simple boards with seeds or stones in prehistoric Cyprus.

Suggested rulesets
Bell Suggested Rules from R. C. Bell.

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Sources

Lauffray, J. 1971. Abords occidentaux du premier pylône de Karnak. Kemi 21: 77–144.

Piccione, P. 1990. The Historical Development of the Game of Senet and its significance for Egyptian Religion. Unpublished Phd Thesis, University of Chicago.

Pusch, E. 1979. Das Senet-Brettspiel im Alten Ägypten. Munich: Deutsche Kunstverlag.

Wiedemann, A. 1897. Das Brettspiel bei den Alten Ägyptern. In Actes du Dixième Congrès Internationale des Orientalistes, 1894. Leiden: Brill, 35–61.

Identifiers

DLP.GameRulesets.8

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