Die card

Die

M6003

Currently not on display

Information

One of a pair of cube-shaped bone (or ivory) dice with dot markings to its sides. The other is M6002 which isnot quite identical in size or arrangement of numbers. From grave 11 of Gilton Town, excavated in April 1760. The dice were found laid near the neck and the bones in the grave were nearly gone. Dots appear to be shallow-drilled. 4.5mm square. Top - 4 (corner dots); bottom - 3 (diagonal dots); on side the following (rolling dice anti-clockwise) - 6, 5, 1, 2.