Chonka Board



From: Sri Lanka | Maldives

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Chonka | Ohvalhu
Object Number 16379
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sinhalese
Provenience Sri Lanka | Maldives
Date Made 19th Century - 1893
Section Asian
Materials Wood
Iconography Mancala

Board for Chonka. Maldivian mancala board known as Ohvalhu. Two rows of eight holes (most common set up for Maldivian Mancala boards).

Credit Line Purchased from the Ceylon Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 10 - Other Number

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