Tatiana Váryová

Tatiana Váryová

Tatiana Váryová
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Ekoi Mancala board game in the form of a crocodile. British Museum.  Cross River, Nigeria    Mancala is a family of board games played around the world, sometimes called “sowing” games, or “count-and-capture” games, which describes the game-play. The word mancala comes from the Arabic word naqala meaning literally “moved.” No one game exists with the name mancala; instead mancala is a type, or designation, of game. This word is used in Syria, Lebanon, an

ukpuru: “ Ekoi Mancala board game in the form of a crocodile. Cross River, Nigeria ” Mancala is a family of board games played around the world, sometimes called “sowing” games, or.

Casket dating from 1350 made of wood from a fruit tree and oak. The panels are nailed and banded together with bronze straps ending in rosettes. The box is carved and painted red.

The Museum fur angewandte Kunst in Cologne, Germany has a large collection of small medieval caskets, often called 'Minnekästchen', especial.

DIY Kubb ('Kubspell') block throwing game or Viking Chess - step by step photos.  - Good gift idea for active families, campers, etc.

DIY Kubb ('Kubspell') block throwing game or Viking Chess - step by step photos. - Good gift idea for active families, campers, etc. I like the carrying case for this version, although it looks like the handle needs to be a bit taller.

Early 12th C jeu de tables board, 60x45cm. Wood with bone inlay. We do not know the rules or how play progressed, but we do know that, like in backgammon, the game was played with dice and fifteen black and fifteen white game pieces. In the Middle Ages, jeu de tables was a parlor game in which calculation and strategy played a large part. Knowing how to play was part of the education of a cultivated person. Saint Denis 18.374.36

Denis backgammon table, early 12 c. Bone veneer on wooden support. 60 cm x 24 cm. This object was discovered broken in a rubbish pit in the Basilica section of St-Denis.