Ancient board game found in Chinese tomb

Last updated at 12:54
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A 14-faced dice was one of the game pieces found in the tomb.

An ancient board game has been found in a Chinese tomb.

Pieces from the board game, which hasn't been played for 1,500 years, have been found in Qingzhou City in China.

Archaeologists found a 14-faced dice made of animal tooth with ancient Chinese writing on it.

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The board game was found by archaeologists in a tomb in China.

They also discovered 21 game pieces with numbers painted onto them, as well as a broken tile decorated with two eyes.

The game is said to be called "bo", but researchers are unsure how it was played.

The tomb was built to bury rich Chinese people around 2,300 years ago.