Game Piece (Ulumaika)

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

GUSN

GUSN-272204

Description

Hawaiian ulumaika, or game piece. Gray stone disc has a flat edge, convex top and bottom. The game of ulumaika was played on a prepared surface. The aim of the game was to throw or bowl the stone disc between two closely placed sticks without touching them.

Details

Descriptive Terms

game pieces (game elements)
stone (rock)
Piece, Game

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Game

Dimensions

3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3685