Hello From Londinium: Oldest Handwritten Documents In British History DiscoveredBreaking News
tags: britain, Archeology
Archaeologists in London have unearthed the oldest handwritten documents in Britain — a collection of notes, bills and contracts dating back nearly 2,000 years.
The discovery, a collection of more than 400 Roman waxed writing tablets, was announced Wednesday by the Museum of London Archaeology. The tablets were unearthed in London's financial district during excavation work for a new building.
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