In Roman culture, tali were made from multiple different materials. The tali on the left is made from onyx and the one on the right was made from the rock crystal."Roman Board Games --
Some of the fancier sets often came in multiple colors. "Roman Board Games -- Tali & Tropa." Welcome to Aerobiological Engineering. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. .
Board game, the so-called "game of 58 holes" Iron Age, c. 11th-9th centuries BC Necropolis B, Tomb 217, Tepe Sialk, Iran Terracotta L. 24 cm; W. 11 cm Roman Ghirshman excavations, 1937 | Louvre Museum | Paris
Risultati immagini per giocattoli dell'antico egitto
Roman Board Games -- The Lines of the Twelve Philosophers
Group of eight glass astragali (knucklebones) Period: Imperial Date: ca. 1st–2nd century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Glass
Roman Board Games -- Tali & Tropa
The Etruscans lived in Etruria (western Tuscany, Italy) and were a non Italic people whose culture was based largely on the Greek culture. The Etruscans had a profound influence on the Romans from the 7th century BC to the 5th century BC. They were eventually overcome by the Romans in the 4th and 3rd centuries BC.