Is this the original board game of death? | Science | AAAS

Senet probably wasn’t the world’s first board game, but it was one of the first to become a smash hit. It seems to have risen to popularity in all tiers of Egyptian society about 5000 years ago—and was still being enjoyed by Egyptians 2500 years later.

— Read on www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/original-board-game-death