Māori children play ruru (also known as kōruru), in a 1907 painting by Gottfried Lindauer. Ruru, usually played with five stones, was a game very similar to the traditional European game of knucklebones.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil on canvas by Gottfried Lindauer, 1907
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