Specialist maker of historical objects in bone, horn, antler, mammoth ivory and boxwood.




Parchmentpricker|stylus (nr. 721)

met messing punt

Tablets covered in beeswax, in which writing was traced by means of a stylus, are known to be in use since Roman times. This bone stylus has a sharp point of brass at one end to scratch the marks in the wax, its other end is round to smooth the wax again, rubbing out the marks, ready for new writing.


dimensions: 90 x 8 mm diameter

provenance: York (UK)

date: 14th + 15th century AD

Parchmentpricker|stylus met messing punt (721)
price € 20,95
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