Roman ceramic game pieces were actually… toilet paper?

According to the Daily Mail, "Ancient artefacts thought to be early gaming pieces will have to be reclassified after new research which claims they were actually used to wipe bottoms."

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Comment by Roger Morley on January 27, 2013 at 3:32pm

good question...3....4?

Comment by Rex Brynen on January 27, 2013 at 3:25pm

And what the stacking limits are...

Comment by Roger Morley on January 27, 2013 at 3:18pm

Ha ha ha.

I did also wonder if this one is a "well worn" one, and if so, how big are the new ones!

Comment by Rex Brynen on January 27, 2013 at 2:43pm

This may be where clipping the corners started.

Comment by Roger Morley on January 27, 2013 at 2:16pm


Comment by Thomas G. Chapman on January 25, 2013 at 6:41pm

Carthage concedes...   *knocks King over*

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