Wax Tablet with Brass Stylus

This wax tablet is made from a hardwood outer casing held together with leather strings that allow it to easily open and close. The brass traditional style stylus / pen allows an easy way to carve into the wax to write in a true historic way. Ideal for Re-enactment events or historic parties. More information...

€19,00
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Item number: 10520

Wax Tablet with Brass Stylus

A wax tablet is a tablet made of wood and covered with a layer of wax, often linked loosely to a cover tablet, as a "double-leaved" diptych. It was used as a reusable and portable writing surface in Antiquity and throughout the Middle Ages. Cicero's letters make passing reference to the use of cerae, and some examples of wax-tablets have been preserved in waterlogged deposits in the Roman fort at Vindolanda on Hadrian's Wall. Medieval wax tablet books are on display in several European museums.

  • Width - 10cm (Closed)
  • Length - 17cm

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