Atlas Obscura recently posted about the mystery surrounding Roman dodecahedrons. Historians still aren’t quite sure how to place or understand these objects. They have been able to map which part of the Roman Empire they were more popular.
Roman dodecahedrons—more properly called Gallo-Roman dodecahedrons—are 12-sided hollow objects, each side pentagonal in shape and almost always contain a hole. The outer edges generally feature rounded protrusions.
The post compiles a long list of ideas about what these objects were used for, many of which sound probable! Read more
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