hist-games: The oldest complete backgammon set

Imran Ghory imran at bits.bris.ac.uk
Thu Jan 29 06:43:02 PST 2004

On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, John Stewart wrote:

> Hi there.
> I expect that most people would know about this but I thought I should post
> the site address for the Gloucester Tables Set.  It is the oldest complete
> backgammon set known to exist.  It was found in 1983 and was made about the
> 11th century.

I recall reading somewhere that an archeology student was planing doing
a Phd thesis on that set, does anyone happen to know who it was ?


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