Earliest Handwritten Document in Britain Found – artnet News

Over 400 wax tablets were discovered. Photo DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images.

Archaeologists have found a haul of ancient items, including the earliest handwritten document in Britain, at the site of the new Bloomberg HQ in London.

Source: Earliest Handwritten Document in Britain Found – artnet News

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4 thoughts on “Earliest Handwritten Document in Britain Found – artnet News

  1. A valuable find indeed. I recall using a slate and ‘scratch pen’ (later chalk) when I first started school. It had a sponge attached, for cleaning the surface between exercises, and looked remarkably like a tablet computer.
    I wonder if they will find that one day?
    Best wishes, Pete

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