ink eraser

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sun Jan 29 17:03:24 UTC 2012

Knives were used by scribes, e.g., in ancient Egypt, to erase, scrape, ink, from papyrus. This obtained, I think,
both in the era of rush brush and palette writing and later reed pen and inkwell writing.

E.g.,, see:

Stephen Goranson

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