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This whalebone playing piece was found at Ness Broch in Caithness, and the whalebone gaming board on the Brough of Birsay in Orkney.

“ Viking games Whalebone playing piece and part of a gaming board Found: Brough of Birsay, Orkney National Museum Scotland ”

Iran c.1000 BC Fired clay game-board; incised with lines and perforated with holes prior to firing; used to play the game of 58 holes, also known as ‘hounds and jackals’ or ‘the palm tree game’. Source: British Museum

incised with lines and perforated with holes prior to firing; used to play the game of 58 holes, also known as ‘hounds and jackals’ or ‘the palm tree game’.