Parts of Tablet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
4th century C.E.
37.1911Ea: 7 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 1/4 in. (18.7 x 11.5 x 0.7 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Writing tablets, or pugillaris, belonging a schoolboy named Aurelius Apion. This is the second 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 six lines of verse copied by a schoolboy, while on the other waxed surface, only one word survives.
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Parts of Tablet, 4th century C.E. Wood, wax, 37.1911Ea: 7 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 1/4 in. (18.7 x 11.5 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1911Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1911Ea_view1.jpg)
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