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Dice Game

Game Bowl

Native NameAltestaan
Object Number:21642.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Micmac
Provenience: Canada
Nova Scotia
Digby
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Rock-Maple
Technique:Incised
Outside Diameter:26.67 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. A. S. Gatschet, 1899

Description

Round dish incised with six petal "flower" and six half circles. Hole in middle of bowl, damage to rim.

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, Robert S. 1975. Games of the North American Indians.. Dover Publications. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 77-80, figure 68View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1900. "Special Collections". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 3. pg. 181-195 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 191-194, figure 70View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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