Game of Senet 

  
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Senet - Museum of Fine Arts
Senet - Museum of Fine Arts
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Senet - Metropolitan Museum
Senet - Metropolitan Museum
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Senet - British Museum
Senet - British Museum
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Senet - Oriental Institute
Senet - Oriental Institute
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Senet - Louvre
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Senet - Museum of Fine Arts
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Faience and Wood Senet Game (restored)

 

Date: 1570 - 1400 BC (Early 18th dynasty)

Place: Grave Z at Zawiyet el Aryan, Egypt

 

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

 

Senet was a very popular game in Egypt, some game boards have been found in Pharaoh's tombs. It is possible  that both Joseph and Moses would have learnt to play Senet.

Senet - Metropolitan Museum
Senet - Metropolitan Museum

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20 Squares Game and Senet

 

Often these game boards had Senet on one side and 20 squares on the other.

 

 

Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

Senet - British Museum
Senet - British Museum

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Ivory Senet Board (restored)

 

Date: unknown

Place: Egypt

 

Ivory Senet board with a drawer for storing the gaming pieces.

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England. 

Senet - Oriental Institute
Senet - Oriental Institute

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Game of 20 Squares and Senet

 

Date: 1550 - 1070 BC (18th - 19th dynasties)

Place: possibly Akhmim

 

Made of acacia wood and copper. Often these game boards had Senet on one side and 20 squares on the other.

Senet - Louvre
Senet - Louvre

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Game of 20 Squares and Senet

 

Photographed at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France.

 

The mirror shows that this board had Senet on one side and 20 squares on the other.

 

Senet - Louvre
Senet - Louvre

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Game of 20 Squares or Senet

 

Date: 1479 - 1457 BC (18th Dynasty, during reign of Hatshepsut)

Place: Egypt

 

Photographed at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France.

 

Often these game boards had Senet on one side and 20 squares on the other.