Two-sided engraved copper plate. Both sides show board games in use at the Mysore court in the 19th century, and both sides are engraved with Kannada descriptions of the games. One side describes a board consisting of 144 squares, some filled with script while others contain floral images. On the reverse, a grid of 100 squares mostly containing script while others contain pictures of bulls. Also 4 siva lingums.

An00015261 001 l

People

Acquired From
Singer, James to The British Museum
Previous Owner
Śiva

Place

Made In
Mysore

Time

Acquired In
1996
Made
19thC

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