The Ancient Egyptian Game of Senet

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Type Board Game
Ages 6+
Players 2

Play the game of Pharoahs

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Senet, the Game of Pharoahs dates back to 3100 BCE and has been found in numerous tombs. The movement of the pieces represents the wanderings of the soul in the underworld.

In this two-player game, the goal is to be first to move your pieces off the board. A combination of backgammon and trouble, instead of dice, you throw two-sided sticks to determine your move. A die is provided for those who prefer. A combination of luck and strategy representing ancient Egyptian's view of life. This all-wood game is decorated with authentic Ancient Hieroglyphs. Pieces store in the gameboard's base. So get your mummy and play this ancient game!