Game Piece


From: Sri Lanka

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Ankeliya
Object Number 16620.2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sinhalese
Provenience Sri Lanka
Period 19th Century
Date Made 1800 - 1893
Section Asian
Materials Wood

One of a pair of wood hooks used for the game of Ankeliya (Ankllia). The number 505 is written on the piece a reference to the catalog number from the Official Handbook and Catalogue of the Ceylon Courts.

Credit Line Purchased from the Ceylon Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 505 - Other Number

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