An image showing the hand of a little Malay child learning how to play Congkak by grandmother. The Congkak or Main Congkaka is a Southeast Asian mancala game which is popular in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. It is especially popular with women and children. Congkak employs an oblong wooden game board called papan congkak, which has two rows each one with five to nine playing pits. Also marbles, stones, shells, tamarind seeds or pebbles that fit into the pits. Taken here placed on mat with ethnic design pattern.
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