Game Boxes and Accessories from Tut'ankhamun's...

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Author  W. J. Tait
Publisher  Griffith Institute
Publication Date   January 1, 1982
ISBN  0900416343
Pages  63

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This fascicle covers the gaming material found in the tomb, namely the gameboxes and the playing pieces, the sets of casting-sticks, and the knuckle-bones. The several items are fully described in the catalogue, with individual comments on matters of interest, and there is a general discussion concerning the method of play. The plates incorporate Burton's original photographs, photographs made by the author, drawings of some construction details, and copies of all the inscriptions.

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