Carved stone slab with three rows of circular depressions, each row flanked on each side by a straight line. Rudimentary crisscross decoration in the margins. During this time there was an increasing urbanization thanks to the expansion of agriculture and trade with Egypt and Mesopotamia. The Egyptians played a sophisticated game on a board with paying pieces called senet which is surely an influence for this localized game.
Provenance: Private prominent New York collector Daryl Kulok, acq in Jerusalem from Leonard Wolfe 2000s.
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