|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Culture Area:||Central Africa|
|Date Made:||pre 1892|
|Other Number:||30642 - Other Number|
CG2000-8-25 - Found in Collection Number
Game board consisting of twelve incised circles six on each side divided by a depression in the middle. On either end of board is a shallow container shaped like a triangle to collect stones. One end slightly broken. four legs support bottom.
Among the so-called Dahomeyans this game is called Madaji, the board adjito, and the seeds which they use, adji. It is a game for two persons.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|World\'s Columbian Exposition Exhibits: Ancient Religions, Games and Folklore (1891 - 1893)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Article] Culin, Robert S. 1893. "Exhibit of Games in the Columbian Exposition". Journal of American Folklore. Vol. 6. no. No. 22. pg. 205-227 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 207||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Thesis] 1893. Ancient Religion, Games and Folk-lore.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 22-23, 44||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Article] Culin, Robert S. 1894. "Mancala, the National Game of Africa". Report of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institution. pg. 597-607 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 603, Figure 13||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Article] Latimer, Dwaune D. 2015. "The People & Products of Colonization: Africa at the Chicago and Paris Expositions". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 57. no. 1. pg. 22-26 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 22||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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