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Scored with lines for a medieval game of merelles or nine mens morris. Each player would have nine gaming pieces that would be placed at 24 points on the board. As with the modern game of checkers, the player’s objective would be to move around the board until all the opponents’ pieces were captured. From Arbroath Abbey, Angus.
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Date Made
Circa 13th Century
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Dimensions
480 x 240 x 202mm
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Accession No
ARB/o/5

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