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. This example is heavily worn to an almost smooth polished surface on several faces.
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: January, 1905)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription