<em>Game Board with Separate Drawer</em>, ca. 1539-1295 B.C.E. Wood, 2 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 11 in. (5.3 x 8.5 x 28 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.93E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.93E_37.94E_mummychamber.jpg)

Game Board with Separate Drawer

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1295 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 11 in. (5.3 x 8.5 x 28 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.93E

Image: CUR.37.93E_37.94E_mummychamber.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Rectangular wooden box with squares for the playing of the games on two opposite long sides. One of the "boards" has 30 squares (arranged in three rows of 10 squares): row of 12 squares flanked by two rows of 4 squares. A sliding drawer in one of the short ends is provided for the storage of gaming pieces. (The pieces are 37.94E). Condition: Defects in wood plugged by new pieces during manufacture. Drawer slightly chipped on two pieces inside.

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