Polyhedron with Greek Lettering (Die)
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
305-30 B.C.E., or later
Ptolemaic or later
1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. (3 x 3 x 3 cm)
Weight: 0.1 lb. (31.7 g) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Polyhedron with Greek Lettering (Die), 305-30 B.C.E., or later. Steatite, 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. (3 x 3 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.453E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.453E_view01.jpg)
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A large steatite die with 20 triangular faces each inscribed with a letter of the Greek alphabet.
Found with scribe's palette acc. #37.451E
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