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Writing boards (tablets)

Scope note

Hand-held tablets upon which one writes or draws, either directly, or as a flat, rigid support for another surface such as paper. Those written upon directly are typically coated with a substance such as clay, plaster, or wax upon which the characters or depictions are incised with a stylus.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000262572

Broader Terms used

tablets

Narrower Terms used

Qur'anic boards

Equivalent Terms used

writing board

Created

12yrs ago

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