Stone Gaming Discs

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Title

Stone Gaming Discs

Subject

Artifacts

Description

These ground stone discoidals were found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. The top two (one of them unfinished and discarded) were likely used in games like chunkey. The smaller piece at the bottom left may have been a net weight. (Photo enhanced)

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

900 - 1600 C.E.

Format

.JPG, 1230 × 1080

Type

Image

Coverage

Halifax County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1230 × 1080

Files

44HA0065_Donald_Probst,_John_Wells_gaming_stones_general.jpg

Citation

“Stone Gaming Discs,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed September 16, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/407.

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