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Disc - Bone, circa 1880 Archaeology Reg. No: LL 13677

Summary:
This bone disc was excavated at Cassleden Place in 2003. It was likely part of a toy or 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.
Description:
DISC OF BONE WITH 5MM HOLE IN CENTRE AND DOMED TOP.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Heritage Victoria, 2005
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical
Dimensions: 5.0 mm (Height), 20.0 mm (Width), 20 mm (Diameter)

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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
Activity: unidentified
Specific Activity: disc
Lot Area Unit: 41J/3/387

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