The Royal Game of Ur
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- The Royal Game of Ur
Grey-black stone tetrahedral dice; depression in top; small spot of white inlay in two of the corners.
- Excavated/Findspot: Royal Cemetery
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Royal Cemetery (Ur))
- Length: 17 millimetres (side of base)
- Height: 13 millimetres
- Depth: 17 millimetres
Objects allotted to the British Museum from the Ur excavations, season 1926-1927.
- U.8633 (excavation number)
Game-board; wooden; the face is of 20 variously inlaid square shell plaques; edges made of small plaques and strips, some sculptured with an eye and some possibly with rosettes; on the back are three lines of shell triangular ornamental inlays.
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Object reference number: WCO24373
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