Four gaming dice

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Accession Number

07.1011a-d

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Four die, each with numbers on faces indicated by incised circles with central dots. Varied sizes; part of original set of six. Two were deaccessioned to Memphis State University in 2000.

Provenance

By 1907: Egyptian Research Account; 1907: Given by the Egyptian Research Account to the MFA; 2000: Two dice of the six we own were sold and deaccessioned by the MFA to Memphis State University.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription