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The games people played in ancient Egypt 

were very similar to some games people still play today.
 

 

 

Gaming Board Inscribed for Amenhotep III with Hounds Separate Sliding Drawer

Dog with snapping jaw Late Dynasty 18 1400-1350 BCE Ivory (1) by mharrsch.

Dog with snapping jaw Late Dynasty 18 1400-1350 BCE Ivory (1)

King Tut Toy Monkey

 

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They played games with pieces like checkers. 
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They played games with  knucklebones, like jacks. 
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They played games with dice, too.
 

 

 

 

Balls

Serpent Game 

The Dancing Dwarfs with Strings

Girls Dolls

Doll and a bed

Flying Birds ?

Child Spinning Toy and a Toy Bread Maker

Mehen Game

Dice

 

 

           
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