Greek 2nd century wax writing tablet

Greek 2nd century wax writing tablet

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Caption: Wax writing tablet, (Whole tablet) Wax diptycha or tablet, forming a schoolboy's Greek exercise book. The tablet contains two lines, written neatly above as a model and then copied twice betwen the ruled lines; the first line, and possibly the second, are from the poet Menander. Holes bored for binding tablets together can be seen in the frame. Originally published around the 2nd century.

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Keywords: 2nd century education, education, greek, greek exercise book, historical, history, meander poet, poet, school book, wax diptycha, wax tablet, wax writing tablet

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