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Games in ancient Egypt: hounds and jackals

The rules of this game are not known. However, it is perhaps a race between a team of five jackals and a team of five hounds (originally peg playing pieces) around a palm tree to be inserted in the big hole on each board.

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game boards
gaming pieces
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