University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMancala
Object Number: AF4279
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mali
Niger River
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number24604 - Dealer's Number

Description

Twelve cups in two parallel rows of six; square block base of wood; boat-like profile, carved spirals on ends. Mancala board.


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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