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Senet - the popular Ancient Egyptian Board Game

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Senet Workshop

Learn how to play the Ancient Egyptians’ favorite game – Senet.


July 25, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.

Workshop Description

Senet is one of the earliest known board games. It was played as early as 3100 BCE. Not only was this game entertaining, it also symbolized a person’s journey through test and trials on their way to the Afterlife. Join us for an introduction to the history and rules of senet and then play a round yourself.