Bone die



Accession Number
W512
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Games case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Game, Dice/astragal
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Length: 22mm | Height: 23mm | Width: 22mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A dark stone cube die. The common arrangement of pips is adhered to. It was part of the MacGregor collection purchased by Wellcome in 1922.

Wellcome Number
A15598
Other Identity
1562 (MacGregor number on a printed label attached to the object)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922, Lot 671
Previous Owners
Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 19 Sep 2021

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