Egyptian board game

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. Ancient Egyptian game board, looks like cribbage, sort of. Some of the markers are clearly Basenji heads, the others are dogs with drop ears. 1800-1700 BC.

Very interesting basenji markers.


Very cool, although I would have no clue what so ever in how to play the game..and Otis and Moses would eat the wooden heads off in a heart beat..wood is a delicacy at our house..not furniture wood, but toys, ladles, basket handels and the like….

It's lovely, wonder how you played it.


It's lovely, wonder how you played it.

Maybe like poker. "I'll see your yodel and raise you a baroo".:D

Wow! Wish I knew how they played it.

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