Author Topic: Why did ancient Egypt spend 3000 years playing a game nobody else liked?  (Read 311 times)

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http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-01-why-did-ancient-egypt-spend-3000-years-playing-a-game-nobody-else-liked

This is a glorious article and wonderfully worth reading - it's got a lot of good research in it, and has some very interesting comparisons of Senet and the Royal Game of Ur, its more widely (geographically) popular equivalent.
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