BAMANA GAMEBOARD (MANKALA) 2, Mali



Photographs © Tim Hamill

BAMANA, GAMEBOARD (MANKALA) 2, 4.5"x 34", $300, Mali

This gameboard was probably made to be sold.

Bamana gameboards range from everyday objects with monumental, simple forms to ornate pieces bringing status to the owner. They all show the creativity and power Africans put into functional objects.

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