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Game Board

Mancala Board

Object Number:2015-22-70
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Vai
Provenience: Liberia
Date Made: Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 14.3 cm
Length: 71.4 cm
Width: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift from the Doug and Risa Polumbaum Collection, 2015
Other Number:81 - Collector Number

Description

Configuration: 2 x 6 Plus 2 Endcups

Game board made of wood. Rectanglular shaped board with rounded corners supported by square storage compartment pedestal. Round hole in center of board is opening to the storage compartment. Two bow arms/horns project from storage compartment connecting to top of board terminating at endcups of board. Twelve round playing pocket bisected by ridge. Incised geometic designs throught body of board.

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