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5000 years ago books were very expensive since they had to be hand copied on scrolls, so scribes had to keep a careful inventory.
This is a large, outdoor version of Senet - the game of passing, which was played in ancient Egypt for 3,000 years. There were also many small, indoor table size versions of the game. Senet was a metaphor for "passing" into the afterlife.