hist-games: Indian War-games

SEDWilkins at aol.com SEDWilkins at aol.com
Thu Nov 10 19:40:04 PST 2005

Mats writes:

> Why on earth did they inscribe the game patterns on the roofing
> slabs? They did this in India, too.

Probably the roofing tiles spent a lot of time stacked on the ground waiting 
to be used, and were a handy surface to play on during lunch and break time . 
. . after all, no one would see them up close once the building was done.

Sally Wilkins
Sports and Games of Medieval Cultures
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