Turkish archeologist Haluk Sağlamtimur of Ege University in İzmir found several counting tokens in a burial site at Başur Höyük in southeast Turkey. The 5000-year-old artifacts provide evidence that board games started in this part of the Fertile Crescent region in Egypt, which was inhabited as early as 7000 B.C.
The full article from Discovery.com
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