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What is papyrus?

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2017-02-24 09:56:55

Papyrus was used about 3500 BC. by the Ancient Egyptians. They

used it to write records for the Pharaohs. Traders also wrote on

this Paper Payrus. They used reed like instruments to write on the

Papyrus. Papyrus is an early form of paper made from the bark of

trees. The Chinese used Papyrus first.

It is a thick type of paper made from the pith of the papyrus

plant. First manufactured in Egypt as far back as the 4th

millennium BC

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