Carved rectangular wooden Warri board standing on a circular pedestal with a small circular hole in the centre of the board leading into the pedestal. There are a total of twelve circular compartments on the board, with two additional circular compartments attached to the board at either end for pieces out of the game. The board in decorated with small carved circles and three grooved lines along the centre of the board.
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