retour The manorial residence
of Rubercy (Calvados)


second half of the 12th century

Dice made from animal bone on which numbers are represented by series of points. The arrangement of the numbers on the faces of the dice is random, unlike the usual rule where the sum of any two faces is 7. This rule is only applied once on this dice.

Dimensions of the object
H. 5.5 mm ; l. 5.5 mm

- Lorren C, Le Château de Rubercy (Calvados) : étude de la demeure principale (c. 1150-1204)  - Archéologie médiévale, VII, 1977, p. 109-178
- Lorren C, La demeure seigneuriale de Rubercy (milieu du XIIe - début du XIIIe s.)  - Château Gaillard, VIII, colloque de Bad-Muenstereifel, 30 août-4 sept. 1976. Caen : 1977, p. 185-192
- Lorren C, The castle of Rubercy (Calvados) c.1150-1204  - British archaeological reports, International series 121, 1981, p. 103-125

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 1 025,  Dépôt DRAC de Basse Normandie