Sickert's only known image of the easterly outpost is an etching based on Steer's Knucklebones
Back and forth For weeks in the darkness, the nails, the Maafa, Before the exchange in Rio, Jamestown, Haiti; April and knucklebones
unloaded on the docks.
Until I could start seeing the white of knucklebones
Gogo's were inspired by a game played in Ancient Greece called "astragals", where children played with sheep's knucklebones
Bone artefacts (Figure 4) are represented by drilled knucklebones
, a plaque with ring and dot ornament, brushes (resembling a modern toothbrush) and plates of a bow made of antler.
Children in ancient Greece played fivestones thousands of years ago--only then they played with the knucklebones
of sheep instead of pebbles.
There are five kinds of bones in every hospital: (1) the jawbones (who do all the talking); (2) the wishbones (who spend their time wishing someone else would do the work); (3) the knucklebones
(who knock everything anyone ever tries to do); (4) the backbones (who get under the load and do the work; and finally (5) the funnybones (who lighten the load for everyone).
Students also substituted glass pebbles for the traditional animal bones to play knucklebones
, a Roman equivalent of jacks.
Their divining is, however, disturbed by a miraculous event: the knucklebones
used by these witch-doctors are all picked up and swallowed by black hawks.