Terracotta diceOn display
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Gaming with dice has always been popular in India. This Indus cubical die is unusual in that its opposite sides add up to seven as in modern dice.
Date2500 - 1900 BC
Material and technique
Dimensions2 x 2 x 2 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Lady Harrison, 1952.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
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Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 13