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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Game Token - Wood, circa 1880 Reg. No: LL 079390
- This carved wood game token was excavated at the Commonwealth Block site between 1988 and 2003.
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.
- Squarish game piece, thicker at one end, tapers to the other. 20mm x 16mm. Marked with circular pattern within a circle?
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Heritage Victoria, 2005
|Discipline:||Archaeology - Historical|
|Dimensions:||5 mm (Height), 16 mm (Width), 19 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:||04/17/15|