Medieval games

Collection by Heidi Shepherd

Heidi Shepherd
This is an example of a Roman board game played with pebbles. Roman Fort of Segedunum.

Roman Board Game, Segedunum

Photos from the reconstructed Roman bath house. Photographs from the Roman Fort of Segedunum at Wallsend near Newcastle at the east end of Hadrian's Wall.

The Goose Game - this wooden version of the game was found in the Monestary of Valldemossa, in Mallorca. It has 63 boxes, which thereafter became a canonical number.

The Goose Game

Punctually as always, a week before Christmas the usual Christmas present of Víctor Infantes arrived. For 13 years their Ediciones de la Imp...

Minoan game: Knossos game is the ancient board game discovered by Evans in the…

Handcrafted board games

Tetraktis studio, handmade board games, Pottery workshop, handmade percussion.

An ancient Roman century AD Dice Tower. In Latin it commemorates a military defeat of the Picts. So enjoy a pic if a dice tower about the defeat of the Picts Roman Artifacts, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History

Museum of artifacts

Ancient roman dice tower used in the playing of dice games. 4th century AD, found in Germany

Dodecahedral Dice, Middle Ages - makes me think of medieval people playing DD which just makes me laugh ;

Dodecahedral dice from the Middle Ages

Medieval Football century - original Pinner's comment: "there are other balls found earlier, but I need to search the acutal finds - pinning this here as a reference and reminder" Medieval Games, Medieval Life, Modern Toys, Late Middle Ages, Dark Ages, 15th Century, Illuminated Manuscript, Antique Toys, Scotland

Football was being played in medieval Scotland, research reveals -

A Scottish historian has discovered that the game of football was being played as early as the 15th century, and that by the…

Game Box Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: Bone, wood, stain over wood core with paper and textile lining, metal mounts Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 7 x 6 in. x x cm) Classification: Ivories-Bone

Game Box | Italian | The Met

Alpha Officium - SCA Merchant who will make custom coins. There have been ongoing lawsuits with a individual over minting coins for SCA specific use. Avoid doing this as currency, as a token, great. Medieval Games, Custom Coins, Renaissance, I Love Games, Coins For Sale, Larp, Diy Gifts, Fun Crafts, Favors


Something new to be offered. Coins of Caesar and Marc Anthony. (Dies by Joe Paonessa)

game and gambling, board games, poch board from toy box, beech panel, Southern Germany

Brett für das Glückshaus-Spiel, oberdeutsch, 1583 Buche, bemalt mit Wismuth und Tempera Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, München

Viking Age games pieces - possibly hnefatafl-related

Viking Age games pieces - possibly hnefatafl-related