The Knucklebone Player

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 April 2016
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A young girl plays a game of knucklebones, using animal bones as 4-sided dice. Roman marble sculpture, 1st to 2nd centuries CE, acquired by Charles Townley in 1768 during his first grand tour of Europe.

The British Museum, London.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 03). The Knucklebone Player. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4794/the-knucklebone-player/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "The Knucklebone Player." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 03, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4794/the-knucklebone-player/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "The Knucklebone Player." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Apr 2016. Web. 23 Jul 2024.

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