Bowling game in ancient Egypt?

From the Egyptian Tourism Society site: Italian mission announce discovery of first hall for practicing a game similar to (Bowling) sport back to Ptolemy era.

The Italian mission operating at Kom Mady area, Fayoum governorate discovered the first hall for practicing “"Bowling" game in the world. The discovery was an open building dates back to Ptolemy era which ground was covered with huge blocks of limestone and have a course with depth of 10 centimeters and with elevation of 20 centimeters.

The course has in the middle a [continue]