Stone and Pottery Gaming Discs

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Title

Stone and Pottery Gaming Discs

Subject

Artifacts

Description

These artifacts were found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. They are stone and clay potsherd discs that possibly served as “tallies” or counters in keeping score in a game. Such artifacts give unique insights into Virginia Indian daily life in the past.

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

900 - 1600 C.E.

Format

.JPG, 1758 × 1203

Type

Image

Coverage

Halifax County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1758 × 1203

Files

44HA0065_John_Wells_clay&_stone_disc_general.jpg

Citation

“Stone and Pottery Gaming Discs,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed September 16, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/403.

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