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The Tablet

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SKU
WMET0124
Specialty: Giclee on Canvas, Gallery Wrapped, Artist Enhanced
  • Canvas
  • Gallery Wrapped, Artist Enhanced
  • 44"w x 71"h
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Image M1114
M1114
0.38″ x 2.25″

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The_Tablet_14.2.4a_d_A

Our Inspiration:Wooden Writing Tablets

Coptic, made in Byzantine Egypt
Wood and wax, 500–700
Rogers Fund, 1914   14.2.4a–d

The recessed areas of these tablets were filled with wax and employed for writing and record keeping. A stylus, or pointed wooden pen, would have been used to write in the wax. Joined pairs of tablets such as these were made in many materials, including ivory.

The_Tablet_14.2.4a_d_A

Our Inspiration:Wooden Writing Tablets

Coptic, made in Byzantine Egypt
Wood and wax, 500–700
Rogers Fund, 1914   14.2.4a–d

The recessed areas of these tablets were filled with wax and employed for writing and record keeping. A stylus, or pointed wooden pen, would have been used to write in the wax. Joined pairs of tablets such as these were made in many materials, including ivory.