Egyptian Papyrus Paper


Egyptian Papyrus Paper

  • Oldest writing material dating back to 5,000 yrs

  • Made from the Cyperus papyrus plant that grows in Nile’s fresh water( made into strips, soaked ,layered and pounded together and dried these beautiful sheets are made)

  • The word” Paper” is derived from the name “Papyrus”

  • In the past they made sandals, baskets, fencing, boats, etc…

  • In 1965 an Egyptian scientist  discovered the old lost secret of hand making papyrus

  • Also useful in Fine arts of bookbinding, bookmaking , writing, drawing , and painting on

  • Sizes available : 9” x 13” , 13” x 17”, 26” x 35”