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DICE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

According to the Father of History Herodotus, the Lydians claimed to have invented dice games, but that is not true. We have found dice in Egypt going way back to c. 3000 BC, almost 2,000 years before the Iron Age Lydians. “And the Lydians themselves say that the games which are now in use among them and among the Greeks were also their invention…there came to be a grievous dearth over the whole of Lydia (in modern Turkey); and the Lydians for a time continued to endure it,

Source: Roman Dice

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