Accession No.:

2011.4204
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Description

Mediaeval bone stylus for writing on wax tablets, tapering at one end, the other end spatula shaped.

Inscription

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Notes

Alan Cole.
Unlike most Roman styli made of metal, one could not erase with the erasing end of this stylus as it would have been too rough and also the bone could blacken and crack under the heat.

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Place of Creation

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Collection

Mediaeval and Renaissance Scribal Tools

Series

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Object Type

Stylus

Category

Stylus

Materials

bone

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