Medieval writing stylus

Photo: Surrey County Council CC BY SA2.0
Object type: Stylus
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Lead
Date found: 08/09/2021
Location: Peasenhall, Suffolk


A complete Medieval lead stylus or ‘writing lead’ which is complete with an unusually well made rectangular eraser terminal. These styli could be used to write on parchment, paper and stone as well as on wax tablets.