Ancient Egyptian Hounds and Jackals

Ancient Egyptian Hounds and Jackals

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 3000 and 4000 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.

The game is a simple race game - controlled by the roll of the dice, you must move to the top of the board to the cobra's eye. Learn to avoid penalties and seek rewards. The idea is to win a race to capture one of your opponent's pieces, capture them all and win the game.


 




















 

Hounds and Jackals - Ancient Egyptian Game

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  • An ancient Egyptian board game of the Pharaohs - It is one of the oldest board games in the world
  • Presented in a container that doubles as a display item in the form of a Sphinx
  • A simple race game controlled by the roll of the dice
  • Can be enjoyed by all ages

This product is a plastic replica, in a container that doubles as a display item in the form of a Sphinx. Remove the top half of the Sphinx to expose a colourful game board. Lift the game board out to uncover its first hidden chamber. You will find a secret scroll with hieroglyphic writing, translated into an instruction booklet with easy to follow directions and diagrams which makes this an entertaining and easy to play board game. The scroll is used to seal and protect the secret inner chambers. You will learn the secret of how to interpret the dice. Enter the chamber at the bottom of the sphinx to discover the playing pieces.

The game is a simple race game - controlled by the roll of the dice, you must move to the top of the board to the cobra's eye. Learn to avoid penalties and seek rewards. The idea is to win a race to capture one of your opponent's pieces, capture them all and win the game.

Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.


Hounds and Jackals - Ancient Egyptian Game

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Hounds & Jackals - Vinyl Playing Surface

Hounds & Jackals - Vinyl Playing SurfaceHounds & Jackals - Vinyl Playing Surface
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  • Simple version of Hounds and Jackals - wooden board with vinyl playing surface
  • Wooden playing pieces
  • Rustic aesthetic
  • Manufactured in Spain

A version of Hounds and Jackals consisting of a wooden board with a vinyl playing surface.

The vinyl surface is nicely decorated and features a rustic aesthetic. The playing pieces are wooden and painted.

On the underside of the board there is a storage drawer for the pieces. Rules are included.

This game is hand made by a small artisan craftshop in Spain. Each game is very slightly different - the pieces are not always uniform and and the wood has a colour-washed finish that is designed to give it a vintage look. This is not always to everyone's taste so please do scrutinise the pictures before ordering.

Approx. Dimensions:

41 x 31 x 4.5cm
16.1x12.2x1.8 inch


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Hounds & Jackals - Vinyl Playing Surface

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