dice box

Dice box made from a piece of horn with a narrow base which flares out towards the top. There are sets of four incised lines near the top, in the centre and near the base. There is a circular piece of horn (or possibly wood) inserted into the base which is decorated with incised circles.

Label: black label with white writing found with the object.

Collection Information

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