Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

Game Board

Mancala Board

Object Number:2015-22-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Date Made: Early 20th Century
Height: 10 cm
Length: 67.9 cm
Width: 14.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the Doug and Risa Polumbaum Collection, 2015
Other Number:24 - Collector Number


Configuration: 2 x 6 Plus 2 Endcups

Game board made of wood. Boat-shaped with two pointed ends (canoe). Twelve playing pockets bisected by a ridge. Incised decoration on top and sides - chevrons and horizontal lines. Flat base.

You may also be interested in these objects:

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.