University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleMancala
Object Number: 53-1-1A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Liberia
Culture Area: West Africa
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1953


Wooden with twelve cups in two bands of six supported by hollow truncated pyramidal base. From the lower part of each end there projects a horn like cup joined at the top to the ends of the gaming surface. Incised decorations on the base. Mancala board.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] De Voogt, Alex J. "Mancala: Games That Count". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 43 (1) : Page/Fig./Plate: 40View Objects cited in this Publication

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