gaming piece

Actual stones serve as the simplest form of gaming pieces. Round gaming pieces were also often made from pottery sherds by breaking off the edges.
Furthermore, flat, decorated and figurative gaming pieces made from various materials have been found.

viking gaming piece   high-medieval gaming piece
Fig. left: Walrus ivory gaming piece (Greenland) fig. right: Gaming piece from Baldenstein Castle near Gammertingen/Baden-Württemberg

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