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Game Piece

Object Number:22572
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Materials:Cane (plant)
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902


Four stick dice made from halved cane reeds. Each die has patterns of incised lines including segments of lines at the ends, lines at one end, lines only in the center, and longitudinal zigzags. The reverse of each die is painted black with one painted entirely, one painted at both ends, one painted at one end, and one painted only in the center.

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