MSSU African Art Exibit : The MSSU African Art collection features a variety of authentic works of art from various tribes located throughout Central Africa. The objects in the collection range from mundane day to day grooming tools to ritualistic masks and statues.
Ma Kpon, Board Game
Object Name:
Game, Board, Ma Kpon
Other Name:
Board Game, Wood
Place of Origin:
Liberia, Africa
Aboriginal Indigenous Art.
H = 5"
W = 23"
D = 5"

Ma Kpon, the gameboard is carved with twelve holes and rests on four legs. The cups placed on either side of the board are used to collect the opponent's pieces
Carved wooden board game, with twelve central holes, and one single hole on either end, used to collect the opponent's pieces. Ridged on sides, coinciding with the holes on top. Resting on four short, stout legs. Around thirty small, circular, hallow pieces of tin, make up the game pieces.
Marianne Keown Collection
Wood W/Tin and Patina
Domestic Use
Carving / Painting / Metal Works
Art Department, Missouri Southern State University
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