Wax tablet 14x9cm, triptych Valerian, black triple writing tablet of the Romans

Item number: 10104

The wax tablet was produced nur to an archeological model in Germany.

Category: Wax Tablets & Stylus

19,99 €
≈ £ 18.37

including 19% VAT. , plus shipping (Warenpost)

available for order

Shipping time: 2 - 3 days


Shipping weight:
0,60 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width × height ):
14,00 × 9,00 × 2,40 cm

Writing tablet Triptych

An important "ancient notebook" is the Roman wax tablet as triptych! Wax tablets - as well threefold, so called triptych - as well as the writing objects, the stilus, corresponding to it were part of the professionally standard equipment of Antiquity! The wax tablet could be established as the optimal writing surface for simple notes and school tasks in Antiquity.

The changing history of the Roman Empire probably would had have disappeared in the dark, if not until today maintained wax tablets had delivered proof about their culture. The use of the wax tablets exist until the 5th century BC. Tabula ceratae - Roman writing tablets were those Roman books called, that were found in great numbers.

The story of success of the ancient wax tablets

As well today the use of Roman wax tablets including the stilus are a true writing experience! Therefore the had their revival because of persons with a sense for the special. Especially lovers of ancient cultures as well today like to use the extraordinary duo of wax tablet and stilus. It not just fells great, but also looks decorative!

  • 14x9cm each writing tablet, four writing pages to write on
  • inside a soft cotton bag
  • Roman alphabet - contained as a writing pattern

How was it with the Romans and the ancient wax tablets?

At Roman time the wax tablets were used for the official correspondence as well as for the private use as writing material. You used it for notes of every kind, that did not have to be durable, like calculations, letters, notes or poetic outlines.

About the ancient writing tablet

Each tablet from the Roman Shop of Forum Traiani is out of pure native beech made in handicraft and filled with natural beeswax. The wax tablets are well suited for craving Roman letters and latin homework! The ancient wax tablets are accompanied by an alphabet writing page pattern of ancient letters.

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