Curators on Camera: A 2,000-year-old homework book

Curator Peter Toth shows us one school-child’s valiant efforts at handwriting in ancient Greek. Do you remember having to copy out lines of letters at school? Find out more about this 2,000-year-old homework book on our History of Writing website.

This wax tablet is on display in our Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition which explores the evolution of writing from hieroglyphs to emojis.

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