Our wooden board version of Alea Evangelii, or The Game of the Gospels, known from an 11th century Anglo-Saxon manuscript. Quarter-sawn oak board, with un-mitred corners, in early medieval style; oak border secured with feature rosehead nails. Comes with beechwood pieces, which are supplied in a leather pouch; and with rules and historical notes to the full range of tafl games.
Quarter-sawn oak board 20.75" x 20.75"; squares 1" diameter
Playing pieces of beech wood
One king; 24 white pieces; 48 black pieces
White pieces are the natural wood colour; coloured pieces stained