Lot 358: Roman Bone-Handled Stylus
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-3rd century AD. A round-section iron spike in a turned bone balustered handle. See Manning, W.H. Catalogue of the Romano-British Iron Tools, Fittings and Weapons in the British Museum,London, 1985 section N for discussion. 22 grams, 18cm (7"). Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.