Ancient d20 from Egypt 300 B.C. to 400 AD
Twenty-sided die (icosahedron) with faces inscribed with Greek letters
Period:Ptolemaic Period–Roman PeriodDate:2nd century B.C.–4th century A.D.Geography:Country of Origin EgyptMedium:SerpentineDimensions:Height: 3.2 x L: 3.8 x W: 3.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.