University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-337E
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Big Cove
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

One of six used in bowl game; obtained from Will Westlong. This set represents the turtle. In the shape of a small oblong circle; the turtle has two sides which are not flat. Each side raises slightly in an arc. One side has burnt designs representing the shell of a turtle. The other side has no designs. The dice are made of wood.


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