From: Korea

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 17601
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Korea
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Fiber

There are 15 red horses and 15 green horses in a net bag. There is a Chinese inscription on the bottom of each horse. The game of ssang-ryouk or backgammon (썅륙) is played with wooden pins or men called mal or horse (말) upon a hollowed wooden board called ssang-ryouk-pahn (썅륙판).

Credit Line Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

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