Nepalese Bone Dice
Nepalese Bone Dice.
A really interesting and unusual item from Nepal.
A dice made from ox bone, in oblong shape. The 4 long sides carry circular marks representing the numbers 1, 2, 5 and 6. They are used in a Nepalese game called Chausar or Chaupur (known as Pachisi in India). This game is actually the origin of western games such as Ludo.
Dimensions approx 8cm x 1cm x 1cm.