hist-games: FW: A game question

Del del at babel.com.au
Fri Mar 10 12:10:54 PST 2000


James Masters wrote:
> 
> Does anyone have any idea about the attached game picture?  I've looked and
> drawn a blank.
> 
> Apparently it came with some pegs and that's the reason that William assumes
> it is a game and not just some arty design thing.

My guess:  Byzantine Nine-Man's Morris?  :)

The board is topologically similar to, but not identical to, a nine-man's
morris set.  It would be possible to play a game similar to nine-man's
morris on this board with pegs.

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