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
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Stone
Technique:Incised
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1953

Description

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

Bibliography:

[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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