<em>Parts of Tablet</em>, 4th century C.E. Wood, wax, 7 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 1/4 in. (18.9 x 11 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1913Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1913Eb_view1.jpg)

Parts of Tablet

Medium: Wood, wax

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:4th century C.E.

Dimensions: 7 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 1/4 in. (18.9 x 11 x 0.7 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1913Ea-b

Image: CUR.37.1913Eb_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Writing tablets, or pugillaris, belonging a schoolboy named Aurelius Apion. The third of three wooden writing tablets. The writing tablet grouping is arranged in the following order: 37.1912E, 37.1911E, 37.1913E. One waxed surface has ten lines of text, while the opposite side has only three decipherable words.

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