Object TAA iii.38.2 - "Tut" game, Tutankhamun-related

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TAA iii.38.2


"Tut" game, Tutankhamun-related


  • c. 1922-1939 (Creation)

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1 box

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

Archival history

Acquired in an online auction by Elizabeth Fleming.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Elizabeth Fleming in November 1922.

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Scope and content

  • "Tut" boxed game containing:
    • 1 wood three-tiered tower
    • 28 counters: 4 squidgers (1 of each: blue, red, white, yellow) and 24 winks (5 blue, 6 red, 7 white, 6 yellow)
    • Printed instruction sheet

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

  • Box with lid: 8 x 9.3 x 9.3 cm (h x w x d; approx.)
  • Wood tower: 7 x 7 x 7 (h x w x d; approx.)
  • Squidgers: 2.8 cm (diameter; max.)
  • Winks: 1.6 cm (diameter; max.)
  • Instruction sheet: 8.3 x 8.3 cm

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Archived scans and photographs in Griffith Institute.

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For other Tutankhamun-related games, see TAA iii.34.

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  • 'Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive', Weston Library, Oxford, 2022.

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