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Game of Hounds and Jackals

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Amenemhat IV
Date: ca. 1814–1805 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Birabi, pit tomb CC 25, debris, Carnarvon/Carter 1910
Medium: Ebony, ivory
Dimensions: Board: H. 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); W. 10.1 cm (4 in.); D. 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.) Average height with pins: H. 14 cm (5 1/2 in.) Jackal pins: H. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.) to 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.) Hound pins: H. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) to 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.1287a–k

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