This is one of nine ivory dice of various sizes from a game. The numbers on each face are indicated by incised circles with central dots, which in this case are quite irregularly spaced. For the complete group see objects 05.115-05.123.
From Sinai. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 1, 1905)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription