Ankle bones game 4 (Shagai game)


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Since time unknown Mongolian children played with ankle bones game. It is called shagai game. The ankle bones are from goat or sheep. Sometimes children play with just 4 of them, sometimes with hundreds of them. 

It is a favorite and fun pastime for children and sometimes adults. 

Ankle bone has 4 sides. Each has its name: horse, camel, sheep, goat. 

shagai game, shagai dice

When you hold and throw them and get "4 animals", you win. That's why it is called the "4 difficult" (4 berkh). There are many games around shagai.

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The bones are goat astragalus, sheep astragalus.

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Weight 0.05 kg


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