University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 18612C
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Burmese
Provenience: Burma
Date Made: 1800-1895
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Ivory
Technique:Engraved
Credit Line:Gift of Maxwell Sommerville, 1895

Description

One of three long rectangular ivory dice. Motif of two concentric circles with dot at center engraved into surface and filled in with red or black color appears once, twice, five times and six times on each side and one time on end.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Peace Around the World: Toys and Games for All the Ages (08 Dec 1996 - 31 Aug 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Brown, W. N. 1964. Indian Games of Pachisi, Chaupar, and Chausar. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 6 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Culin, R. S. 1898. Chess and Playing Cards: Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the Unites States National Museum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and. : Page/Fig./Plate: 853View Objects cited in this Publication

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