University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:20291
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ethiopia
Tigre
Adigrat
Northern Abyssinia
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Mancala
Height: 3.6
Length: 34
Width: 21.3
Credit Line:Exchange with Henry H. Giglioli, 1897

Description

Three-row folding mancala board. Two wooden galutta boards, each with nine circular depressions on the square and one on the small projecting arm.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] De Voogt, Alex J. 2001. "Mancala: Games That Count". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 43. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 41, Figure CView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 110/Fig. 6-21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1898. "Special Collections". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. I. no. No. 3. pg. 131-137 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 135-136View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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