honorthegods: Woman with wax tablets and stylu…


Woman with wax tablets and stylus Roman fresco, circa 50 CE; discovered at Pompeii in 1760. This painting portrays a richly dressed woman wearing a gold hair net and large gold earrings, holding a stylus and wax tablet. Collection of the National Archaeological Museum, Naples.

Roman gold hair net made of finely-woven wire, 1st century CE. Collection of the National Roman Museum Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

Photo by Sarah E. Bond at the National Roman Museum – Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, 2014 via Flickr (X). (I cropped and slightly darkened the photo). Image license: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

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