Specialist maker of historical objects in bone, horn, antler, mammoth ivory and boxwood.




Metal knucklebones (nr. 913)

5 metal jacks in a bag
Knucklebones or jacks is a game that has never stopped being played from Antiquity to the present day, as a game of skill by children and women, as a betting game by men. The historically authentic version of the game is played with 5 "knucklebones" (actually the astragalus, a bone in the ankle of a sheep's back leg). More expensive jacks were cast in metal.


dimensions: 10 x 9 mm (each knucklebone)
Metal knucklebones 5 metal jacks in a bag (913)
price € 4,50
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