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Stick Dice

Object Number:22591
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Zuni Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Four wooden stick dice. All four are painted black with unpainted, incised lines forming patterns. Three die have "X" marks incised across the entire length with dots between each "X". One die has multiple diagonal lines and triangles incised giving the appearance of a large set of zigzags across the length.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, Stewart. 1975. Games of the North American Indians.. Dover Publications. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 222View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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