Medieval Iron Writing Stylus

Item Description

C. 13th-14th century

An iron writing stylus with a T-shaped pointed pin. The point at one end of the stylus was used for inscribing on a wax filled recess in a block of wood, while the other cylindrical end was used for erasing mistakes made by smoothing out the wax.

Intact and a good condition.

Provenance: Ex European collection.

Size: 73mm length



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