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Roman Abacus


Mark Cartwright
published on 13 November 2013
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A 1st century CE bronze portable abacus, part of a Roman scribe's kit. From St. Martin-de-Corléans Cemetery, Aosta, North Italy. (Archaeological Museum, Aosta)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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