Originally posted by Rodinus
This is a wonderful thread, well done OP S+F to you
I am a little disappointed however that noone took the time to to look at my first post in this thread and give their thoughts on what i found which looks very similar in the link.
I was waiting to see if someone else picked up the ball and ran with it (pardon the pun) before i answered.
I can see exactly what you're saying, but i just feel that the protrusions and shapes carved wouldn't lend themselves to being particularly accurate in such a use, especially when rolled.
Maybe as Byrd said, some of them may have been used for gaming, but if any i would have thought the more smooth and less 'noduled' ones would be better suited to that purpose.