Ancient Art

Game board for Senet game

1200–1085 B.C.

Limestone

L. 42 cm. (16 9/16”) W. 17.5 cm. (6 7/8”) H. 5 cm.
Anonymous gift
1937.161
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
Classification: 
Toys and Games
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Maurice Nahman, Cairo, 1920.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 108–109, no. 60, ill.

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