PROMOTIONAL IDEAS GO BACK TO ROMAN TIMES IN BRITANNIA 2000 YEARS AGO IN EXCAVATION

  • Aug 18, 2019

Does this prove Promotional giveaways stand the test of time??

One of the oldest found promotional items excavated in London.

 

Read CNN's article on a old stylus pen with inscription while excavating for the Bloomberg's new 

European headquarters.

Click CNN Link Below:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/28/uk/roman-stylus-london-scli-gbr-intl/index.html 

 

With over 14,000 artifacts found while digging under the streets in London. 

1 of the 200 stylus pens reads "I have come from the City. I bring you a welcome gift with a sharp point that you may remember me. I ask, if fortune allowed, that I might be able (to give) as generously as the way is long (and) as my purse is empty." 

Read post about translation from MOLA Museum of London Archeology, which oversaw the dig, said in a blog post.  

Click Museum of London Archeology Post Link Below:

https://www.mola.org.uk/blog/i-went-rome-and-all-i-got-you-was-stylus-rare-inscribed-roman-writing-implement-discovered

 

Enjoy!

Patricia A. Isringhaus