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6 07, 2017

Swings and seesaws in ancient Greece

By |2018-04-20T15:21:33-07:00July 6th, 2017|Games, Greeks|0 Comments

Ancient Greek toys: A man lifts a child into a swing (Eretria Painter, 435-420 BC) Ancient Greek toys Even though people in ancient Greece loved competitive games, they also played games without competition. In this picture from a Greek vase, a man pushes a little boy in a wooden swing hung from a [...]

14 06, 2017

Ancient Egyptian games: play and toys in ancient Egypt

By |2019-09-10T06:51:22-07:00June 14th, 2017|Egypt|24 Comments

Ancient Egyptian games:  knucklebones Egyptian board games: senet and mancala Ancient Egyptian games were a lot like some games people still play today. Some Egyptian games were traditional African games. (More about African games) The Egyptians learned other games from their West Asian neighbors. (More about West Asian games) People in ancient Egypt played [...]