Archive for April 12th, 2007

The Mystery of the 2nd and 3rd Century Roman Dodecahedron

Science, Sophistication of Ancestors, Uncategorized, Unexplained Artifact | Posted by Chris Parker
Apr 12 2007

Sometime back we posted a brief article on the Blog concerning an interesting piece of ancient Roman metallurgy called a “dodecahedra”, whose use and function were unknown. It doesn’t strike the eye as an ancient piece looking instead rather like a piece of modern art.

Mr. Campbell found one of the items in his garden, as he describes below, and he forwaded photographs, two whch are reproduced on this page. If anyone has additional ideas about the function of the objects or has questions for Mr. Campbell, please contact us at and we will pass it along to Mr. Campbell.

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