University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2015-22-66
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Masai
Provenience: Kenya
Date Made: Early to Mid- 20th Century
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Leather
Bead
Height: 4.3 cm
Length: 61.6 cm
Width: 17.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the Doug and Risa Polumbaum Collection, 2015
Other Number:76 - Collector Number

Description

Configuration: 2 x 6 Plus 2 Endcups

Game board made of wood. Rectangular shaped scallop board with endcup projectsion at each end of board. Leather strap/haandle and leather pouch attached to one side of board. Pouch has four rows of beads (red, blue, yellow) attached to front of pouch. Board has inlay of beads (red, blue, white, yellow) throughout body of board. Twelve square playing pockets bisected by ridge.


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