- Roman Period
- 30 B.C.–A.D. 330
- From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1896–97
- dimensions: 0.9 cm square (5/16 in square)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1897
- Accession Number:
Gaming was a favorite pastime at banquets and other social occasions. Small boxes were used as throwing cups to prevent manipulation of the dice.