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This type is representative of the boards from Western Sudan, and is also known as Nigerian.
In Nigeria and Sudan, festive boards are very popular. These boards are rather elegant and may be used during initiation ceremonies. Among the distinguishing characteris-tics of the festive board is the polished surface of the wood, use of dark black/brown-ish ink, text written in Western Sūdānī script, and the zayyana ornament.