What were they doing with 20-sided dice? Here is one speculation:
The symbols for eta, theta, and epsilon can be clearly seen. Maybe it was used to determine which frat the ancients were going to pledge, but I’d like to think it was used to roll for hit points for warrior and sphinx classes. Now all we need is for someone to 3D-model this so we can print it out and make up our own ancient Egyptian version of D&D.
I suspect some kind of divination tool myself.
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It’s probably the type ball from an early steam-powered typewriter…or maybe an Arcturan oscillation overthruster used to get the Pyramids out of the 8th dimension…
I’ll ask my D&D pagan friends… Sure they’ll come up with a good explanation. 🙂
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I wonder if they’ll think the same of our gaming dice in 1000 years.
in the meantime, chock it up to the old archeological standard for “we have no bloody clue”- Ritual Use
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