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Game Board


From: Johore | Malay Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Tabal
Object Number 16586
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Johore | Malay Peninsula
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Backgammon style game. Tabal board. Large, wooden board with four legs. Board framed by wooden pieces along edges. Top and bottom meet the board in series of curves and peaks; 6 curves, a plateau and then 6 more curves. A wishbone-like piece of wood sticks from each plateau pointed to each other. 2 dice are stuck in the middle of one wishbone area.

Length 50 cm
Width 50 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Sultan of Johore (through his agent Rounsevelle Wildman), 1893
Other Number 2 - Other Number

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