‘Mystery’ medieval board game found carved into stone slab in remains of 16th century castle
Thought to be around 500-years-old, a board game has been discovered carved in stone in the castle in Ćmielów. CE Report quoting The First News
Carved into a sandstone floor slab by the castle’s original builders, the game was discovered by archaeologist Tomasz Olszacki during excavations at the 16th century castle.
Measuring around 13.5 centimetres in length and width, Olszacki told National Geographic Polska that the game could have been carved by construction workers seeking to gamble their earnings in their spare time.
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