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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Disc - Bone, circa 1880 Reg. No: LL 073323
- This disc of worked bone was excavated at the Commonwealth Block site between 1988 and 2003. It was probably used in a game.
People living in and visiting Little Lon found many ways to enjoy their leisure time. Tokens and dice attest to gambling and games of strategy; dominoes and possibly mah-jong and Pai Gow were also played.
- Round piece of bone - unpierced - from from a game board. Smooth and thin.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Heritage Victoria, 2005
|Discipline:||Archaeology - Historical|
|Dimensions:||1 mm (Height), 16 mm (Width), 16 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||games, game piece, making history - little lonsdale street|
|Themes this item is part of:||Little Lon, Little Lon Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY|
|Trench Unit Number:||05/15/01|