Mancala Game Board
Arts of Africa
late 19th century
25 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (65.4 x 14 x 16.5 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Boat-shaped mancala game board with twelve round receptacles arranged in two rows, plus one triangular cup on either end. A carved head is carved behind the apex of each triangular cup. Bas-relief, braided design carved along each side. Small box-shaped foot with old crack in center.
Condition is good.
This item is not on view
Possibly Bullom. Mancala Game Board, late 19th century. Wood, 25 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (65.4 x 14 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.213. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.213_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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