Is this really an old Egyptian board game?


Asked on 2020-02-18 13:59:47

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Pendulum World wrote on 18th of February 2020
Yes, it is !


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Senet is a board game from ancient Egypt, whose original rules are the subject of conjecture. The oldest hieroglyph resembling a senet game dates to around 3100 BC. The full name of the game in Egyptian is thought to have been zn.t n.t ḥˁb, meaning the 'game of passing'.


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