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3 Mar 2024 16:50:41 EST (-0500)
  Re: Roman Dodecahedron  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 2 Feb 2024 02:30:44
Message: <65bc9a24$1@news.povray.org>
Op 02/02/2024 om 01:56 schreef Samuel B.:

> Nice one, Thomas!
> 
> It seems interest in these things has picked up recently, possibly due to
> another one having been found in England
>
(https://www.livescience.com/archaeology/romans/roman-dodecahedron-uncovered-by-amateur-archaeologists-in-the-uk).
> I wonder what they were for? Decoration? One person thought maybe they were used
> for weaving glove fingers, but others say such weaving techniques weren't
> developed that early... It is a mystery.
> 
Yes, that one in England was what triggered my sudden activity on the 
matter, :-)

It is typical that ever since these objects, fragmented or not, have 
been found, no satisfying explanation has been reached. The weaving 
glove fingers is one of my favourites ;-)

It is waiting for any remote breakthrough...

-- 
Thomas


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