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Roman Board Games

Roman Board Games



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Published by: corinne mills on Mar 23, 2008
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Roman Board games
Board games were very popular with the Romans.We know this from archaeological finds - nearly every Roman site in Britain has providedevidence in the form of counters and boards.In the 1990's at Colchester excavations at Stanway unearthed the grave of what could be a doctor- one of the many finds from here was a board game with the counters laid out as if it was readyto be played.The gaming board as found The game reconstructed This image is of two young re-enactors playing a reconstruction of this actual gaming boardtogether with replicas of the counters.In the museums around the UK there are a large number of different gaming boards - often madefrom stone as shown in the images below

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