mancala board

Carved wooden mancala board on a rectangular base with carved geometric and floral panels on the long sides (five on one side and three on the other). The board is attached to the board by seven posts and is slightly curved with carved dot and line decoration on the sides. There are twelve circular impressions forming compartments on the top of the board with five leaf-shaped decorations down the centre. There are two circular compartments attached to the ends of the board by a curved section of wood with carved basketry style decoration.

Mancala Board, used in game similar to backgammon.

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