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White bone die. 1.5cm x 1.5cm x 1.5cm - from 18MO609.


Site: 18MO609 Jackson Homestead

Context: African-American farmstead of Malinda Jackson, (destroyed by fire), c. 1860 to c. 1915

Site Date Range: c. 1800 - 1915

Materials: bone

Dimensions: 1.5cm x 1.5cm x 1.5cm

Description: Bone die

History: Dice games were popular in North American taverns in the 18th century, but were also used in board games at home (Cooperman 2017).