Ancient games

39 Ancient Board Games from around the World

39 Ancient board games from around the world.

Geometric Game Board: Sumer; Ur the hometown of Patriarch Abraham

Geometric Game Board: Sumer; Ur the hometown of Patriarch Abraham

Greek Alphabet Greek civilization laid the foundation for many of the accomplishments of the western world. the Greeks took the Phoenician or North Semitic alphabet and changed five consonants to vowels. Greeks applied geometric structure and order to the uneven Phoenician characters, converting them into art forms of great harmony and beauty. greeks developed Boustrophedon writing method-for every other line reads in the opposite direction.

Greek Alphabet Greek civilization laid the foundation for many of the accomplishments of the western world. the Greeks took the Phoenician or North Semitic alphabet and changed five consonants to vowels. Greeks applied geometric structure and order to the uneven Phoenician characters, converting them into art forms of great harmony and beauty. greeks developed Boustrophedon writing method-for every other line reads in the opposite direction.

The ancient game of Senet from Kemet (Egypt). This is Tutankhamun's Ivory Senet Board.

The ancient game of Senet from Kemet (Egypt). This is Tutankhamun's Ivory Senet Board.

30 Ancient Board Games We Seriously Need To Play - Time To Break - Time To Break

30 Ancient Board Games We Seriously Need To Play - Time To Break - Time To Break

Ancient Egypt games - knucklebones, dice, Senet, and more.

Ancient Egypt games - knucklebones, dice, Senet, and more.

Egyptian limestone game "mehen" 2890 BC Mehen is a board game that was played in ancient Egypt. The game was named in reference to Mehen, a mythological snake-god. This is a Mehen gaming board (Naqada III or Early Dynastic, about 3000 BC); exact findspot is not known. It was used together with six lions (sometimes other animals) and six sets of balls/marbles.

Egyptian limestone game "mehen" 2890 BC Mehen is a board game that was played in ancient Egypt. The game was named in reference to Mehen, a mythological snake-god. This is a Mehen gaming board (Naqada III or Early Dynastic, about 3000 BC); exact findspot is not known. It was used together with six lions (sometimes other animals) and six sets of balls/marbles.

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