EXPERIENCE: Ancient Games Tournament Returns | Houston Archaeology Institute of America

Houston Society is so proud to bring back our “A” Games Tournament for the 2nd consecutive year.   “A” games… Ancient Games explores ancient games and how they evolved into popular board games we played today.   This is a must event for kids, as well as, adults.
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.