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Subject: Ancient board game pieces found rss

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Sorry if this has been posted already. Cool discovery.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/board-game-pieces-found-in-ancie...
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Yes, but, did theirs PLAY "Like" RISK or 'Monopoly'? whistle
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shake Those 'bits' were STILL: 'indeterminate'!
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Not specifying what the game pieces are made out of seems like a significant omission. They appear to be ivory. Are they elephant ivory or walrus? The two possibilities have vastly different implications for the trade networks in place at the time.
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could just be bone. but yeah, we want to KNOW!
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GROGnads wrote:
Yes, but, did theirs PLAY "Like" RISK or 'Monopoly'? whistle


More The Republic of Rome or Imperium Romanum II LARP
 
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