King Tut played it with his mummy.
Evidence of the ancient game of Ur was found in Tutankhamen’s tomb. Eventually, it evolved into what we call backgammon.
Come. Learn. Play.
The game of Ur and other ancient games for all to watch, learn and play.
Saturday, Jan 27, 2017 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science
FREE with museum admission
NOTE!!! There will be jousters on hand with their horses in full gaming gear on Saturday!!
This is a companion event to the Knights in Shining Armor special exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.