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Carole Raddato
published on 06 November 2014

A Roman stilus, used for incising letters into the soft wax surface of writing tablets, the broad flat end was used for erasing. Roman Empire. (British Museum, London)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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