the type of paper Egyptians would
write on. It was made from the
which grew in marshy areas around
the Nile River.
The type of writing they would use
was hieroglpyhics, which you can
about on this site. Egyptians
would take the
insides of plant and weave them to
make the paper.
Papyrus paper is very rare today
very unlike the paper we use today
several ways. One of the
between them is, our paper is flat
smooth, while papyrus is very
Papyrus plants weren't just used
paper, they were also used to make
mats, and boats. Sometimes,
children would eat
the roots of plant. The papyrus
plant usually grows
up to 15 feet high.
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