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mancala-board

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af1963,17.1.a

  • Description

    Mancala board (in form of crocodile) made of wood, tin.

  • Ethnic name

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 19 centimetres (a)
    • Width: 85.1 centimetres (a)
    • Depth: 17.8 centimetres (a)
    • Height: 1.4 centimetres (b; largest)
    • Width: 1.8 centimetres (b; largest)
    • Depth: 2 centimetres (b; largest)
    • Height: 1.3 centimetres (b; smallest)
    • Width: 1.5 centimetres (b; smallest)
    • Depth: 1.8 centimetres (b; smallest)
  • Curator's comments

    Register addition "Nigeria" From acquisition "Lagos" From acquisition "Port Harcourt". Register addition "Ekoi".

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    1997, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 2), 'Count and Capture'

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1963

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af1963,17.1.a

Mancala board (in form of crocodile?) made of wood, tin.

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Mancala board (in form of crocodile?) made of wood, tin.

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