May 1, 2010

Ancient Board Games @ The Louvre

Here are some nice examples of race games from Ancient Egypt:
This was the text related to this game:
The obscure Mehen:
And the more known Senet (at least the text said it was Senet, it seems a version, half-way to the game of Ur):

And finally some old, old dice:

(photos taken in April 2010)

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