GALLERY of ANCIENT DICE

Ivory/Bone 'Stick' Dice

The numbers between brackets show the configuration of the pips/numbers,
ordered in pairs of opposite faces.
Note the many variations of numbering and markings on the 4 sides.



[0072] Bone, 58x11x11 mm, Coptic period: 400-700 AD, Egypt, 1, 4, empty, empty



[0162] Bone, 39x10 mm, Roman (or possibly coptic): 100 AD, Syria, 2-3, 4-10



[0082] Ivory, 53x11 mm, Roman: 2nd-3rd c. AD, 1-6, 2-5



[0205] Ivory, 78x12x11 mm, Roman, Assyria/Lebanon, 1-6, 2-5



[0184] Bone, 64x10x8 mm, Probably Roman, Bulgaria, 1-6, 2-5



[0185] Bone, 73x10x8 mm, Probably Roman, Bulgaria, 1-6, 2-5



[0273] Bone, 28x7.5 mm, Roman 300 AD, 1-3, 2-4



[0292] Ivory, 51x13x13 mm, Roman?/Coptic?, X-XX, XXX-XXXX



[0296] Ivory/bone, 58x5.8x5.8 mm, Roman?/Coptic?: 4-5 c. AD?, Near East, 1-3, 2-4