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Sumerian Royal Game of Ur discovered

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 03:42 PM

In 1926-27, the British archeologist Leonard Woolley, while excavating in the royal tombs of Sumer (modern Iraq), discovered four game boards and a number of playing pieces.

http://www.pasthoriz...oyal-game-of-ur

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:40 AM

View PostStill Waters, on 18 February 2013 - 03:42 PM, said:

In 1926-27, the British archeologist Leonard Woolley, while excavating in the royal tombs of Sumer (modern Iraq), discovered four game boards and a number of playing pieces.

http://www.pasthoriz...oyal-game-of-ur

Lol, this is 'news'?? I think I first read about it when in highschool, some 40 years ago. I once even bought a copy in a supermarket.





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