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Knuckle bones

Date made: 43-410 (circa)

Maker / artist: unknown

Material: animal bone

Period: Roman

Status: Suggest add to display

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8 complete or fragmentary animal knucklebones, used by Romans to play a game called knucklebones. The score depended on which side they landed. The highest throw was called Venus and the lowest the Dog.

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