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Hounds and jackals

Barbara Wood

Hounds and jackals

by Barbara Wood

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Wood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.W87 Ho, PS3573.O5877 Ho
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4545150M
ISBN 100385129726
LC Control Number77012888
OCLC/WorldCa3870955

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Hounds and jackals by Barbara Wood. Doubleday. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Historical Artefact, “Hounds and Jackals” year old ivory board. Anthropologists often regard old games like Fifty-eight Holes as novelties, but they can narrate plenty about their era. The board rests on four bulls' legs; one is completely restored and another only partially. There is a drawer with a bolt to store the playing pieces: five.

Beautifully carved ivory game pieces gave the commonly called game of Hounds and Jackals its name. Hounds and Jackals game. Ten carved ivory pegs, with heads resembling five hounds and five jackals, were excavated from a tomb at Thebes by Howard Carter in the ’s. The original ivory board with its game pieces was discovered as a complete set. Here are four board games -- the Royal Game of Ur; Mehen, the Game of the Snake; Hounds and Jackals; and the Egyptian Game of Senet -- which were popular in the days of the pharaohs in ancient Egypt and in nearby countries from about 5, years ago, chosen and recreated by Dr. Irving Finkel of the British Museum. Everything you need to play them.


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Hounds and Jackals. 54 likes. Hounds and Jackals is an ancient Egyptian board game of the Pharaohs. It is one of the oldest board games in the world having been found in tombs dated atFollowers: Hounds and Jackals is an Egyptian game, which came into existence in the Middle Kingdom, around the 9th Dynasty, circa – BCE.

It is a racing game, in the same category as Senet, Aseb, and the Royal Game of Ur. The game Hounds and jackals book originally discovered. Hounds and Jackals is kind of fluffy, but set in romantic locales of Rome and Cairo, with enough intrigue and romance to make it a quick and fun read.

Good surprise /5(6). Hounds and Jackals book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It's been four years since Lydia Harris last spoke to her elder s /5.

Jackals By: Charles L. Grant Narrated by: Travis Baldree This is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This is a good fantasy/horror book about started out slow but did pick up.

I like the premise of the story. The narrator of the story was very good and helped the book a lot/5. Game of Hounds and Jackals ca.

– B.C. The board rests on four bulls' legs; one is completely restored and another only partially. There is a drawer with a bolt to store the playing pieces: five pins with hounds' heads and five with jackals' heads. Hounds and Jackals Game: I love ancient games.

There are many games which are almost lost to antiquity, that are nonetheless a lot of fun. Hounds and Jackals from Egypt has always been my favorite as it is just so eye-catching and fun to play.

It was even featured in. Get this from a library. Hounds and jackals. [Barbara Wood] -- Lydia Harris's search for her sister, Adele, and an explanation of a mysterious ivory jackal gamepiece her sister has sent her, leads from Rome to Cairo and finally to the pharaohs' tombs in the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Description: pages ; 23 cm. Hounds and Jackals by Barbara Wood | Editorial Reviews.

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Hounds and Jackals is an ancient Egyptian board game of the Pharaohs. It is one of the oldest board games in the world having been found in tombs dated at and years old.

Only a few examples of the game have ever been found but historians have been able to determine the rules to a good extent. Hounds and jackals by Barbara Wood and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Hounds and Jackals by Wood, Barbara - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The name Hounds and Jackals comes from the decorative shapes of the playing pins found at Egyptian archaeological sites. Rather like Monopoly tokens, one player's peg head would be in shape of a dog, the other in that of a jackal. Other forms discovered by archaeologists include pins shaped liked monkeys and bulls.

Its Egyptian name is lost in antiquity, and is known today by Egyptologists simply as the Hounds & Jackals game because of its unique hound and jackal- headed playing pieces. It is a race game between a team of five Jackals and a team of five Hounds (originally peg playing pieces) around a palm tree or an oasis along a peculiar shaped 'Track Author: E.

Lewis. Home Featured Book My Titles Blog News FAQ Guest Book Discussion Boards Reading Groups Photo Gallery About Barbara Contact: Welcome Guest login / join. Search GO. Hounds and Jackals "I drew the Jackal out and brought it up before my eyes.

I studied the bizarre face, the ivory grin, the sly and pointed ears. What secrets did it hold, this. The Ancient Egyptian game known to us as "Hounds & Jackals" has finally been produced by a modern game company.

The components are very nice looking, making the game worthwhile despite its rather low ludical (??. what word should be here instead of ludical!!) quality --it was the Ancient Egyptian equivalent of Snakes & Ladders/10(19). Hounds and Jackals By: Barbara Wood "An entertainer is Barbara wood."—Washington Post Book World An exciting thriller teeming with adventure and suspense about two sisters caught in a deadly international game comes from the highly acclaimed novelist Barbara Wood.3/5.

mma_game_of_hounds_and_jackals_ Medium Ebony, ivory Provenance Excavated by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon,acquired by Lord Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, Rights Metropolitan Museum of Art Terms and Conditions Scanner Internet Archive Python library   Hounds and Jackals by Barbara Wood,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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