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  1. The Search for a Lost Scottish Monastery Reveals a Rare Viking Gaming Board

    ... archaeologist Ali Cameron and her team have found a stone gaming board which would have been used to play the Norse strategy game ... mainly on monastic or at least religious sites. These gaming boards are not something everyone would have had access to.” ...

    Alicia McDermott - 06/07/2018 - 18:58

  2. Oldest Gaming Tokens Found in Turkey

    Archaeologists have found a set of gaming tokens in a grave at Başur Höyük in southeast Turkey dating back to at least 3000 BC, making them the earliest gaming pieces ever found and confirming that board games likely originated and ...

    aprilholloway - 16/08/2013 - 09:57

  3. Fun for Everyone: The Evolving History of Board Games

    ... the earliest games were created in prehistoric times, when gaming tools would have been made of wood or bone. It is impossible to conclude ... corner pieces resulted in the survival of some wood. The gaming counters must have dropped by around 15 mm (the thickness of the board) ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 25/12/2016 - 21:51

  4. Outstanding Reconstruction of Ancient Egypt in Next Assassin’s Creed Including Combat-Free Educational Mode

    Gaming fans can now explore ancient Egypt without all the blood and guts in ... like mummification, in outstanding detail. Gaming fans can now explore ancient Egypt without all the blood and guts in ... an educational mode which enables players to explore the gaming environment combat-free, delving into the history of ancient Egypt as ...

    aprilholloway - 28/09/2017 - 18:53

  5. Mysterious board game found in ancient Chinese tomb, along with suspected dead looter

    ... hasn’t been played for some 1,500 years. Oldest Gaming Tokens Found in Turkey Great Salt Lake of Utah gives up its ... games date back 40,000 years . The world’s oldest gaming board, called Senet, was found in predynastic and First Dynasty ...

    lizleafloor - 27/08/2018 - 17:45

  6. The Enigmatic Ancient Royal Game of Ur – Will We Ever Understand It?

    ... at the British Museum circa 2600 BC, the oldest set of board gaming equipment ever found. ( Jez Nicholson / CC BY-SA 2.0 ) What ...

    dhwty - 21/12/2018 - 14:02

  7. Mind Games of the Forgotten Russian Knight

    ... Search for a Lost Scottish Monastery Reveals a Rare Viking Gaming Board The Origin of Snakes and Ladders: A Moral Guide of Vice and ... of which dated to an incredible 5,000 years old. Gaming tokens found in Başur Höyük, Turkey. (Image: Haluk Saglamtimur) ...

    ashley cowie - 08/09/2018 - 14:03

  8. Researchers Confirm Disputed Viking Warrior Was a Female Because Some Just Won’t Accept It

    ... There were also two shields, two horses, and a war-planning gaming board with a full set of gaming pieces in the grave. Her clothing, including a tasselled cap, suggest ...

    Alicia McDermott - 20/02/2019 - 18:57

  9. Forgotten Medieval Village Found During Construction Work in Scotland

    ... discovery includes medieval coins, pistol shot, pottery, and gaming pieces. The settlement was lost for decades. Some information about the ... Scotland ) The archaeologists also discovered two gaming pieces. One of them is carved of stone and the second is a circle of ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 11/03/2016 - 03:47

  10. Who Was the Exceptionally Powerfully Built Viking Buried in the Gokstad Ship?

    ... Gokstad ship itself, there were among other objects found a gaming board with gaming pieces made of horn, fish hooks, harness fittings of iron, lead and ...

    ancient-origins - 24/01/2018 - 02:00

  11. 1,900-Year-Old Roman Village unearthed in Germany

    ... team of students found some interesting artifacts, including gaming pieces. (Photo by Thomas Maurer) Maurer believes a troop of 500 ...

    Mark Miller - 19/09/2015 - 17:45

  12. The Missing Pieces: Unraveling the history of the Lewis Chessmen

    ... His helmet is a plain conical cap. A rook gaming piece from the Lewis chessmen set ( Wikimedia Commons ) Neither ...

    Nancy Marie Brown - 19/09/2015 - 18:57

  13. The ancient graves with couples in loving embrace

    ... pottery, armaments and more personal belongings such as gaming pieces and a mould for casting earrings and pendants. “The best ...

    aprilholloway - 11/12/2013 - 07:58

  14. A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

    ... sometimes controversial—issues as Indian gaming and NAGPRA. With its emphasis on Native voices and tribal ...

    ancient-origins - 01/12/2018 - 02:49

  15. Skeletons in Love: What is Behind the Loving Embrace in the Andronovo Burials?

    ... ceramics, weapons, and personal belongings such as gaming pieces and a mold for casting earrings and pendants. Reflecting on ...

    aprilholloway - 20/04/2018 - 01:52

  16. Strength, Unity, and Pride: Cherokee Indians Triumphed Over Adversity

    ... and stone. Their ceramics were jars and bowls, pipes, small gaming discs, and beads. They made their small, triangular arrow points, ... Cherokee made pipes, gorgets, hammer stones, mortars, and gaming stones of stone. They quarried and cut mica for ornaments. They also ...

    Mark Miller - 15/09/2018 - 01:53

  17. The Love of a Mother Never Dies: 4,800-Year-Old Remains of a Mother Cradling Her Baby

    ... including bronze decorations, ceramic pottery, armaments, gaming pieces, and a mold/matrix to cast earrings and pendants. ...

    Alicia McDermott - 29/04/2016 - 00:51

  18. Unearthing the Lost City Built By Prisoners Of The Famous Trojan War

    ... floors of buildings, as well as household pottery, a bone gaming die and more than 200 coins dating from the 4th century BC to late Roman ...

    ashley cowie - 14/11/2018 - 23:00

  19. Ancient Levitation – Magicians Secret Crafts Revealed

    ... You are trying to watch YouTube, while the kids are online gaming and granny is on Skype, all at the same time. Your router really ...

    ashley cowie - 26/01/2018 - 15:22

  20. Richly Adorned Arabic Influenced Chess Piece Unearthed in Norway

    ... few similar knights. For example, in Bergen, more than 1,000 gaming pieces have been found. Of these, there are some chess pieces but only 6 ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 30/01/2018 - 22:51

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