VIKING STYLUS

MS 1987/12
MS Short Title VIKING STYLUS
Text VIKING STYLUS WITH CIRCULAR ERASER FOR WAX TABLETS
Description Stylus in bronze, Norway, 9th-10th c., 1 stylus, 18 cm, bulbous finial diam. 1,5 cm formed by 4 curved bands leaving 4 openings in between, round flattened eraser on top.
Provenance 1. Found near Borre, Vestfold (1897); 2. Family estate, Tønsberg, Norway (-1999); 3. Hans Storesund, Oslo, Feb. 2000.
Commentary Registered at Oldsaksamlingen, Historisk Museum, Oslo.
Place of origin Norway
Dates 9c - 10c AD

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