A 7th century board game piece, the first discovery of its kind for 130 years, has been unearthed in Kent by University of Reading archaeologists.
|The piece is made from a hollow cylinder of bone and has a central bronze|
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It was found in the remains of an Anglo-Saxon royal hall where board games were traditionally very popular.
Project leader Dr Gabor Thomas called it a "wonderfully evocative discovery".
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