These pieces are replicas of 1st-3rd century Roman originals found in Sainte Colombe lès Vienne in France. Game pieces like these were used from the 1st until the 16th century.
Backgammon, also called trictrac or tabulae in Latin, is a board game for two players with each 15 game pieces. The stones are placed on the triangles and when you throw two dice the number of eyes decides how you move the stone. The player who first has all his stones on the side of the other player, wins the game.
These pieces (15 bone and 15 horn pieces) are completely handmade and measure approx. 2,3 cm.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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