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Friday, October 29, 2010

Writing Spaces

Detail of the portrait of a young woman (so-called Sappho) with writing pen and wax tablets.  The net in her hair is made of golden threads and typical for the fashion of the Neronian period. Roman fresco from Regio VI (insula occidentalis) in Pompeii.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Naples)

image:  WolfgangRieger

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