The Gloucester tabula set is the earliest surviving board and complete set of counters for the game tabula, a predecessor of backgammon

Dataverse Admin
The set was excavated at 28–32 Commercial Road, Gloucester, the site of a Norman castle.[3] One hundred and fifty pieces of carved bone were found at the bottom of a late-11th-century rubbish pit. These comprised a full set of 30 gaming pieces, and fragments of the board.[4] Some fragments are missing, and there is evidence of deliberate damage in four places. This suggests that the set was deliberately broken up elsewhere, and dumped in the...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.