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Armaria are a kind of closed, labeled cupboards that were used for book storage in ancient times up till the middle ages.

They were probably used in the library of Alexandria. They were also used for storage of important papal documents in the Vatican Archives.[1]


  1. ^ Westminster Abbey. Chapter Library; Joseph Armitage Robinson; Montague Rhodes James (1909). The Manuscripts of Westminster Abbey. University Press. pp. 58–59.