Archaeologists in London have discovered the oldest handwritten document ever found in Britain. This is the BBC.
The experts of the Museum of London archaeology have discovered 400 wax coated wooden tablets from the Roman era, by which the inhabitants were in correspondence.
On one of the plates bears the date January 8, the year 57 of our era.
It was found during works in the financial centre of London on the site of the construction site for the new headquarters of Bloomberg.
Another sign, according to archaeologists, refers to 65-80 years of our era. It contains the address: “London, Moguntia” is the oldest mention of the city, which the Romans called Londinium.