Possibly Bullom. <em>Mancala Game Board</em>, 19th century. Wood, 8 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (21 x 59.1 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.239. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.239_SL1.jpg)

Mancala Game Board


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 23 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (21 x 59.1 x 13 cm)



Accession Number: 22.239

Image: 22.239_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The object is a boat-shaped board with 12 playing cups and one triangular "capture" cup at either end. The playing area stands on a rectangular box which originally held playing seeds. The two ends are supported by a pair of male figures with ringed necks. The proper left leg of one of the figures is missing.

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