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Writing styluses and board for wax writing tablet from medieval Novgorod

Novgorod. Wooden frame for wax tablet. I don't know any dating, but Novgorod was a big trading spot in the 12th century.

Wooden frame for wax tablet. I don't know any dating, but Novgorod was a big trading spot in the century.

Wooden writing tablets, Coptic, c. 500–700, made of wood and wax in Byzantine Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Wooden Writing Tablets, Byzantine Egypt, Coptic, wood and wax, / The…

Top left Medieval styli. Made of bone with metal tips, of the type probably used for scoring the ruling patterns in manuscripts until the twelfth century   Below A stick of lead or plummet, suitable for ruling lines in Gothic manuscripts. His English example, marked with the name of its owner Rogerus, may have been cast in the thirteenth century   Top right A page of a fifteenth-century French Book of Hours ruled up in ink in preparation for writing

Medieval styli which were used for dry point ruling. Image reutilisation rights not mentioned on website. Site by Central European University.

Kit da scrittura portatile

Kit da scrittura portatile

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