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4 thousand years old board game is found in Azerbaijan!

Four thousand years old table game is found in Azerbaijan. The experts found that the holes in the ground of a historic rock shelter in the Gobustan National Park in Azerbaijan were used to play a board game. This interesting discovery reveals that thousands of years ago people came together and played table games like today. Azeri archaeologists had previously discovered holes in the ground of a historic rock shelter in Gobustan National Park, but the archaeologist Walter Crist from the American Museum of Natural History discovered what these holes were used for.

4 thousand years old board game is found in Azerbaijan

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According to archaeologists, these holes are the remains of a game called 58 Holes, Hounds or Weasels, played in Egypt, Anatolia and Mesopotamia in the past. Another remnant similar to this game was found in the tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh Amenemhat IV who lived 3 thousand and 800 years ago. Researchers began to find such remains in multiple regions. However, the researchers have no idea how to play the game. This shows that we are faced with a very popular game. Perhaps the PUBG of that times was this board game.

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Murat Oktay

Video games have been my passion for as long as I can remember. I have been writing and managing in the game industry for more than 30 years. I've been playing Diablo 2 nonstop since it first came out.

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