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ROMAN STYLUS

A cast copper alloy object, probably Roman, and possibly a tanged stylus or awl. One end of the object is circular in section and tapers to a point. At the wide end, it is rounded and tapers slightly to a central circumferential groove. The other end of the object is the tang. It is square in section, and again, tapers to a point. The wide end meets the wide end of the circular sectioned part, so …