On Tue, 17 Oct 2000 09:31:01 -0400 Yoon Ha Lee <[log in to unmask]> writes: > Hmm. I haven't even touched clay in a long time, but wouldn't > circles be > difficult to make with a stylus? Maybe something that evolved into > a circle? > > YHL, waiting for someone with knowledge of the development of > writing > systems to speak up - The circle stylus's tip would be made by taking a stick and hollowing it out a little, starting at one point, so pressing it into the clay would be like using a round cookie cutter. -Stephen (Steg) "here, siggy siggy siggy...."