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The dice Material: Clay (ΒΣ 95), Bronze (X 7515) Provenance: Sounio (ΒΣ 95), Unknown (X 7515) Date: 580-570 BC
Indian Moghul Carved and Stained Ivory Barrel Shaped Eight Sided Gambling Dice
An Indian Moghul Era 8-Sided Die. Carved and Stained Ivory Marked with Dots. Circa Early 19th Century. Size: 8cm wide, 2.5cm diameter (3 in wide, 1 in diameter) #dice
ancientpeoples: “ Serpentine twenty-sided dice from the Ptolemaic Period, Egypt. Letters from the Greek alphabet are inscribed on its twenty sides. There was no room left for the last four (phi, chi,...
Persia 11th Century A.D. 11th Century Persian dice for a board game played for many centuries. The four dice with the numbers 2 - 4 and two faces with 3. The dice turn on a central axe, they are rolled one by one then thrown, the total of the four facing dice, anywhere from 8 to 24, is then calculated for the game.
St. Thomas guild - medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts
The Saint Thomasguild blog focusses on information of reproduction of medieval furniture, tools and other arts and crafts, as well as living history activities of the Dutch re-enactment group.
Juegos del Mundo. Liubo, un juego de la Antigua China.
Creado en el 2007, La Ficha Roja es un blog multidisciplinar dedicado a los juegos de mesa. En el 2008 obtuvo el Premio JT@-net.
Seven-sided dice, which are used for the Game of the Four Seasons, called the World are not common medieval dice. Common medieval dice are six-sided dice, just like ours. The book of Alfonso X the Wise describes how they are made, and how they should look like:
Twenty-sided die (icosahedron) with faces inscribed with Greek letters | Ptolemaic Period–Roman Period | The Met
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910