Ancient boardgames are continuing to be discovered. The board game above is estimated to be about 1700 years old. Here’s more from Kotaku:
The game was found in an Early Iron Age grave cairn at Ytre Fosse, in Western Norway, and is thought to have been both inspired by the Roman game Ludus latrunculorum, while also serving as a predecessor of a more famous Viking age game Hnefatafl.
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