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Game of 58 Holes  

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Game of 58 Holes

 

Date: 1300 - 1200 BC

Place: Megiddo, [Israel].

 

Made of Ivory and gold

 

Photographed at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

This game board is dated to the time of the Judges of Israel. I wonder who used it?

 

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Dogs and Jackals or 58 holes

 

Date: 2000 - 1500 BC

Place: Lebanon, perhaps Tyre

 

Limestone with reproduction pegs.

 

Photographed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts  USA.

 

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Hippo Game Board for 58 holes

 

Date:  664 - 332  BC

Place: None given

 

Photographed at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France.

 

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Terracotta Game Board for 58 Holes

 

Photographed at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France.

 

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Terracotta Game Board for 58 Holes

 

Date: Not given

Place: Egypt

 

Photographed at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London, England.

 

 

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Terracotta Game Board for 58 Holes

 

Date: 700 - 500 BC

Place: Probably from Ur

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.