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Roman iron stylus

Roman iron stylus



Roman iron stylus

Period: 1st - 3rd century AD

Iron stylus with flat shaped terminal.

Length: 14,7 cm

Article code: 16-1021

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The stylus was used for writing on wax-tablets. The flat shaped terminal was for erasing errors.
The stylus was used untill the use of paper became common. During the 15th century the wax tablets disappeared completely from daily life.

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