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Ancient Art

Bone dice

ca. A.D. 165–256

Bone

1 11/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 5/16 in. (4.3 × 4.2 × 3.3 cm)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.601
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Toys and Games
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Trench II), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.