Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Egypt, Sinai
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, which in the case of this example are quite irregularly spaced.
For the complete group see objects 05.115-05.123.
From Sinai. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 1, 1905)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription