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Writing Palette and Brushes of Princess Meketaten, Egypt, 1353–1336 B.C. Ivory, rush brushes, red, yellow, and black pigments, Reed.
Medieval parchment making - the most common writing medium until 1400's. Parchment is not "paper", it is a thinned tanned hide. The parchment was usually made from stillborn baby goats, the hides were highly valued
Ancient Roman stylus and wooden writing tablet; EdgarLOwen.com ANCIENT ROMAN ART