University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-333E
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Big Cove
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Length: 1.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Used in bowl game; obtained from Will Westlong. It is not known what these dice represent. They are round and flat on one side; brown as if burnt with lines carved across them. The other side raises to a point. There are no burnt designs or carved designs. The dice are made of wood.


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