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Game Board

Mancala Board

Object Number:2015-22-25
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mende (uncertain)
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Date Made: Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 15.5 cm
Length: 69.9 cm
Width: 20 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the Doug and Risa Polumbaum Collection, 2015
Other Number:26 - Collector Number

Description

Configuration: 2 x 6 Plus 2 Endcups

Game board made of wood. Boat-shaped with two pointed ends (canoe) and central storage compartment in stand. Storage compartment has square opening. Two bow arms project from storage compartment connecting to pointed ends of boat. Triangle shaped end pockets.

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