Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Sinai, Egypt
Height x width: 0.7 x 1.3 cm (1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is one of nine ivory dice of various sizes from a game. The numbers on each face are indicated by incised circles with central dots, in the case of this example sometimes quite irregularly spaced.
For the complete group see objects 05.115-05.123.
From Sinai. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 1, 1905)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription