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Hidden away in a tray of 19th-century toys and games I spotted these medieval tablemen/playing pieces from Forfar, Kirkwall and Lour. I am photographing objects like these to be made available online shortly on the @NtlMuseumsScot catalogue



These gorgeous tiny glass gaming counters from a group of 24 (6 white, 6 green, 6 yellow, 6 red) were found in a Late Iron Age grave at Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire in 1965 😍

Sadly the rules of the game are now lost

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