How a Dolos Became a Dice

Throwing the bones – a journey through time and continents

Elizabeth Kott

Elizabeth Kott and her husband lived in Mainz for 25 years. During that time her husband photographed cemeteries. He became an excellent photographer.

After his death Elizabeth produced a book with his best photos of cemeteries, amongst which a photo of a little girl throwing the bones. This became the incentive for this book. After intensive research this book regarding games of dice and throwing bones worldwide was the result.