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  Egyptian Papyrus Historically
Papyrus was, and continues today to be made from the papyrus reed that grows in freshwater marshes along the river Nile, though today this growth is rare and controlled.
Where the papyrus plants were grown, the age of the plants, the season when they were harvested, and most importantly, the layer of pith used in manufacture were all factors that affected the quality of the finished product.
Actually, the largest percentage of papyrus that has survived was written during the Greco-Roman Period of Egyptian history and afterwards, from about the late fourth century BC until the middle of the seventh century AD.
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  PAPYRUS,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The papyrus of the Egyptians was made of slices of the cellular pith laid lengthwise, with other layers laid crosswise on it; the whole was then moistened with water, pressed and dried, and rubbed smooth with ivory or a smooth shell.
The sheets of papyrus, varying from about 12.5 by 22.5 cm (about 5 by 9 in) to about 22.5 by 37.5 cm (about 9 by 15 in), were made into rolls, probably some 6 to 9 m (about 20 to 30 ft) in length.
The Egyptians wrote on papyrus in regular columns, which in literary prose rarely exceeded 7.6 cm (3 in) in width; in poetry the columns were often wider in order to accommodate the length of the verse.
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 About Papyrus OFFICE in English
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 Egyptian Papyrus | Ancicent Paper | Egypt | Plant | Cyperus | Papyri | Tourist Attraction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Papyrus is made from a plant that grows on the banks of the Nile River in Egypt.
The outcome was a sheet, which was hammered flat and dried in the sun.
Papyrus is still made, but normally only as a tourist attraction.
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No substitution for papyrus paper could be found that was as durable and lightweight until the development of pulped paper by the Arabs.
Eventually, the papyrus plant disappeared from the area of the Nile, where it was once the lifeblood for ancient Egypt.
Papyrus making was not revived until around 1969.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/egypt/dailylife/papyrus.html   (413 words)

 episode 2
Papyrus, from which we get the modern word paper, is a writing material made from the papyrus plant, a reed which grows in the marshy areas around the Nile river.
Papyrus, however, is only one of the predecessors of paper that together are known by the generic term ‘tapa’ and are mostly made from the inner bark of paper mulberry, fig, and daphne.
Papyrus sheets were made by arranging two layers of papyrus, one atop the other, at right angles.
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 Ancient Book-making of the Early Roman World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Papyrus was made from the pith of the papyrus plant that grows in water.
When vellum finally suceeded the use of papyrus around the fourth century, one cause of the swtich is said to have been "a demand for volumes of a greater bulk than the papyrus roll" and the second reason being "an improvement in the manufacture of vellum" (Kenyon 1971, p.
Papyrus codices were not as durable as vellum codices and this is the reason that more vellum codices have survived than papyrus codices.
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 Cyber Museum of Neurosurgery
The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus, dating from the seventeenth century B.C., is one of the oldest of all known medical papyri.
According to Breasted, the Edwin Smith Papyrus is a copy of an ancient composite manuscript which contained, in addition to the original author's text (3000-2500 B.C.), a commentary added a few hundred years later in the form of 69 explanatory notes (glosses).
Of the 48 cases described in the Edwin Smith Papyrus, 27 concern head trauma and 6 deal with spine trauma.3 Of the 27 head injuries, 4 are deep scalp wounds exposing the skull, and 11 are skull fractures.
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 Papyrus Storage at Princeton University
Sheets of papyrus were formed by slicing the pith of the plant and laying very thin strips in a row with the edges slightly overlapping.
Papyrus saw its greatest use between the 4th century A.D. and the 4th century B.C. As the technology of papermaking spread, however, paper eventually replaced papyrus as the predominant writing material.
Papyrus artifacts that are placed in partial encapsulations are at the end of their chemical deterioration cycle.
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After this there is (only) the papyrus stalk, and its outermost husk is similar to a rush and useless even for rope except in moisture.
Since this could be cumbersome with a long document, papyrus came to be used in the form of the codex (ancestor to our modern book).
When a sheet of papyrus bears writing on both sides, in different hands, it may generally be assumed that the writing on the recto is the earlier of the two.
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 Cyperus papyrus
The main use, anyhow, seems to have been confined to burnt papyrus sheets, the ash of which was reputed to have the action of pulverised charcoal and used for certain eye diseases.
A sample of the stems of papyrus representing the new growth of 1917 was forwarded to the Imperial Institute, London, by the Ministry of Agriculture next year.
Papyrus is estimated to range from Subtropical to Tropical Desert to Wet Forest Life Zones, tolerating annual precipitation of 1-42 dm, annual temperatures of 20-30°C, and pH of 6.0-8.5.
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 Economic Botany Leaflets
papyrus is an aquatic plant that has woody, bluntly triangular stems and grows up to about 15 feet in quietly flowing water up to three feet deep and the stem can grow up to six centimeters in width near the top (4).
The Greeks began using papyrus for writing material as far back as the fourth or fifth century B.C. Its use continued by the Romans and Greeks as recently as the fifth century A.D. The word paper is even derived from the Egyptian 'papyrus.' C.
The sheets of papyrus, varying from 12.5 by 22.5 cm to about 22.5 by 37.5 cm, were made into rolls approximately six to nine meters in length (7).
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 History of Papyrus Racing Games - Features at GameSpot
Papyrus' Grand Prix Legends is still considered to be one of the finest racing games of all time.
When Papyrus Racing Games released its final installment in the storied NASCAR Racing series in February of 2003 and was then officially shut down by publisher Vivendi Universal in May of this year, one of the most remarkable tales in all of computer gaming was seemingly brought to a disappointing and premature standstill.
That Papyrus managed to survive for 17 years--an incredible stretch for a comparatively small design studio in a business increasingly dominated by heavily staffed juggernauts--was an amazing feat in itself.
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 papyrus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The stem was employed for sandals, boats, twine, boxes, mats, sails, cloth and most notably as a writing material (used in Egypt until the introduction of paper there in the 8th cent.
This writing material, which was also called papyrus, was formed into sheets by laying lengthwise slices of the sedge side by side in two layers at right angles and pressing them together with an adhesive probably composed of their own juices and Nile water.
Papyrus is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Liliopsida, order Cyperales, family Cyperaceae.
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Papyrus was well fitted the dry climate of Egypt, but is in more humid climate exposed for mould that can destroy it.
The use of papyrus spread all over the eastern Mediterranean, and was used by both the Greeks and the Romans.
The reintroduction of Egyptian papyrus did take a surprising detour, as papyrus plants at first had to be imported from France.
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 Making Egyptian  Papyrus
Papyrus is the ancient Egyptians invention for writing paper, and it was the most important writing material in the ancient world.
Papyrus is a common marsh plant having a triangular reed that used to grow along the banks of the river Nile.
The papyrus pith was kept soaked in water until the fibers become flexible and translucent.
www.kingtutshop.com /History/papyrus.htm   (273 words)

 Egyptian Papyrus
A large part of life in Lower Egypt was based on the papyrus plant: It was used to make mats, sandals, rafts, and writing material; it fuelled fires, was eaten and its flowers collected and offered to the gods.
The difference between paper and papyrus is that paper is made from the completely separated fibers of any number of materials soaked and then sieved to produce thin sheets of matted fibers.
Nowadays, papyrus is made the exact way it was made thousands of years ago with no chemicals or extra additives used.
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 The Ancient Egypt Site - Papyrus
The stem of the papyrus plant was cut into thin strips, which were laid side by side in a perpendicular fashion.
The sides of a papyrus are the recto, where the fibres run horizontally, and the verso, where the fibres run vertically.
Papyrus rolls were protected by the dry climate of Egypt.
www.ancient-egypt.org /glossary/papyrus.html   (235 words)

 Floridata: Cyperus papyrus
Ancient Egyptians kept records of their pyramid building activities on papyrus sheets, from which we get the word "paper." Today papyrus is appreciated for its beauty and is often used in ornamental landscapes especially in pools, ponds and containers.
Papyrus is native to the lakes and rivers of northern Africa, in particular, the countries of Egypt and Sudan.
Papyrus is a beautiful plant with a rich history and tradition.
www.floridata.com /ref/c/cypa_pap.cfm   (564 words)

 Ancient Egypt: the Mythology - Papyrus
Meaning: The papyrus was a natural symbol of life itself and the primeval marsh from which all life came.
Papyrus pillars were also said to hold up the sky.
The plant was often shown with the heraldic plant of Upper Egypt, lotus as a representation of the Two Lands, the united Egypt.
www.egyptianmyths.net /papyrus.htm   (168 words)

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Papyrus is a plant that was common in Egypt.
The stems of the plant were used to make paper called papyrus.
The softer pith was made into papyrus by soaking the stems in water and then cutting them into thin strips.
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 PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY PAPYRUS HOME PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
elcome to the Princeton University Library Papyrus Home Page.
Princeton's collections of papyri are housed in the Manuscripts Division of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library.
The descriptive inventory and digital images of papyri may not be published or reproduced without the permission of Princeton University Library.
www.princeton.edu /papyrus   (119 words)

 The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection
With over 7,000 inventory numbers and more than 10,000 individual fragments, this collection is one of the largest of its type in the world.
If you are just browsing, the exhibits page has links to some interesting online exhibits.
The Papyrus Collection is part of the University Library system at the University of Michigan
www.lib.umich.edu /pap   (191 words)

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