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Game

Native NameHama Nage
Object Number:21425
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ryukyuan
Provenience: Japan
Ryukyu Islands
Naha
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, 1898

Description

Game of Hama nage (破魔投げ), played similarly to our game of hockey; bat of wood, thirty-three inches in length, and disc of wood (section of a small tree) three inches in diameter and three quarters of an inch thick. Also known as kyujo (毬杖).

Bibliography:

[Book] 1996. Report of Survey of Okinawan Cultural Properties in the U.S.A.. Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Culin, Robert S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 57-58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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