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Game Board

Mancala Board

Object Number:2015-22-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mende (uncertain)
Vai (uncertain)
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Date Made: Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 12.3 cm
Length: 66 cm
Width: 16.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the Doug and Risa Polumbaum Collection, 2015
Other Number:28 - Collector Number

Description

Configuration: 2 x 6

Game board made of wood. Boat-shaped with two pointed ends (canoe); triangle shaped end pockets. Board surpported by central pedestal. Twelve round playing pockets.

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