GALLERY of ANCIENT DICE

Ivory and Bone Cubic Dice

Note that many ancient dice are NOT numbered in the standard (1-6, 2-5, 3-4) way.



Pip configuration: 1-6, 2-5, 3-4

[0003] Bone, 9 mm, Roman: 1st c. AD, Syria, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0006] Ivory, 12x12x11 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0002] Bone, 10 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, Syria, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0001] Ivory/bone, Fragment 9x9x7 mm, Roman: ca. 3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0057] Ivory/bone, 11x10x10 mm, Roman: 1st-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0159] Ivory, 10 mm, Roman: 3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0238 x2] Bone, 15.5 mm, Roman: ca. 100 BC - 100 AD, Egypt (Alexandria), 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0187] Bone/horn, 16.5x15x15 mm, Roman: 2nd-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0186] Ivory/bone, 15 mm, Roman: 2nd-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0173] Bone, 12x11x11 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, Syria, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0174] Bone, 8.5 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, Syria, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0172] Ivory, 14x11.5x11.5 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, Syria, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0165] Ivory, 12.5 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0171] Ivory, 16 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, Syria, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0190] Bone, 14x13x13 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0189] Bone, 12x12.5x11.5 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0191] Bone, 14 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0192] Bone, 11x11x10.5 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0131] Bone, 14 mm, Roman: 2nd-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0130] Ivory/bone, 13 mm, Roman: 2nd-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0212] Bone, 9 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0211] Bone, fragment, 8.5x8.5x5 mm, Roman, 1-(6), 2-5, 3-4



[0401 x2] Bone, 12 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0413] Bone, 14x13.5x11.5 mm, Roman (possibly medieval), 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0448] Bone, 11 mm, Roman, Eastern Europe, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0449 x2] Bone, Truncated D6, 10 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0503] Bone, Truncated D6, 10 mm, Roman: 2nd-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0508] Bone, 23x22x21 mm, Roman, Jerusalem, Israel (www.Baidun.com), 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0585] Bone, 14x11.5x11.5 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-5, 3-4



[0587] Bone x3, 13.4 / 16x15.5x15 mm / 14.8 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-3, 4-5





Pip configuration: 1-6, 2-3, 4-5

[0004] Ivory, 14x14x13 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, 1-6, 2-3, 4-5



[0586] Bone, 12.5x12x11.5 mm, Roman, 1-6, 2-3, 4-5





Pip configuration: 1-3, 2-4, 5-6

[0163 x2] Ivory/bone, 9x8x7.5 mm, Roman: 1st-3rd c. AD, 1-3, 2-4, 5-6



[0380 x3] Ivory/bone, 11 mm, Medieval, 1-3, 2-4, 5-6, 1 die: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6



[0256 x3] Bone, 9 mm, Roman?, 1-3, 2-4, 5-6



[0257] Bone, 11x10x9 mm, Roman?, 1-3, 2-4, 5-6





Pip configuration: 1-6, 2-4, 3-5

[0386] Bone, 9 mm, Medieval (Roman), 1-6, 2-4, 3-5



[0389 x2] Bone, 8x8x7 mm, Medieval, 1-6, 2-4, 3-5



[0412] Bone, 12x10.5x10.5 mm, Medieval, 1-6, 2-4, 3-5





Pip configuration: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6

[0261] Bone, 13x11x8 mm, Probably medieval, Eastern Europe, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6



[0357a-e] Bone, 5 dice between 8-15.5 mm, Probably medieval, Balkan, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6

















Pip configuration: Various

[0005] Ivory, 12 mm, Roman: 1st-2nd c. AD, 2-2, 2-2, 2-2



[0210] Bone, 12 mm, Roman 1st c. AD, Turkey, 1-1, 3-3, 5-5