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Stylus

Object Number:
MS1740
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Date Made:
2nd century BC - 1st Century BC
Early Date:
-199
Late Date:
0
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bone
Description:
Stylus (conical) Elongated conical shape with thin tip for writing, and beveled at wider end to conical point. Presumably broader end was for smooth erasures. Nicely weighted to rest in hand while writing; preserves finely polished surface. from Turfa, J.M. 2005
Length:
11.11cm
Outside Diamater:
0.9cm
Other Number:
381   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 136, no. 98
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[Article] No Author. The Mediterranean Section. The Museum Journal. 11 : Page/Fig./Plate: 7-50
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