Die in the Shape of a Falcon, from a Set of 7 Dice
Arts of the Americas
late 19th-early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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Osage (Native American). Die in the Shape of a Falcon, from a Set of 7 Dice, late 19th-early 20th century. Bone, pigment, 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (1.9 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9000.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 11.694.9000.1-.7.jpg)
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Seven dice in total: 5 round bone pieces and 2 falcon-shaped bone pieces. They are pictured in "Objects of Myth and Memory." Each die has a component of 11.694.9000.1a-g painted on it, e.g. 11.694.9000.1a.
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