W.J. Tait, Game Boxes and Accessories from the Tomb of
62 pp; A4; 24 pls; 0900416 34 3; 1982. £20.00.
This fascicle covers the gaming material found in the tomb, namely the gameboxes and
the playing pieces, the sets of casting-sticks, and the knuckle-bones. The several items
are fully described in the catalogue, with individual comments on matters of interest, and
there is a general discussion concerning the method of play. The plates incorporate
Burton's original photographs, photographs made by the author, drawings of some
construction details, and copies of all the inscriptions.
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