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Unornamented Stylus
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Unornamented Stylus


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Round in section, the stylus is pointed at one end to write on a waxed tablet and broad at the other to erase the writing by smoothing out the wax.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/18/1982Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1st-3rd century
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.634
Measurements
H: 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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