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Die made of the leg bone of a sheep
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QZP40_2471_P011
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Highland Libraries
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31555
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die
dice
bones
sheep
games
Die made of the leg bone of a sheep

This die was made using a piece of a sheep's shank bone. It is nearly 2 inches in length. The bone is ground flat on one side and there are six points on it. On the curved side there are five points.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Die made of the leg bone of a sheep

die; dice; bones; sheep; games

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This die was made using a piece of a sheep's shank bone. It is nearly 2 inches in length. The bone is ground flat on one side and there are six points on it. On the curved side there are five points.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'