COUNTRY

GAME

TITLE

MAURITANIA

SEIG

SANDS OF ENIGMA


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In this video from Nouakchott, Mauritania, we see 4 women playing Seig, a game of mathematical strategy traditionally played by nomadic women from the Sahara Desert.

The game Seig (Sig) exemplifies the nomads' efficient use of easily found materials and their highly developed oral culture.

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