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Papyrus Paper: Genuine, Unique and Handmade

Papyrus paper is the first paper used in history. Papyrus paper is made from the Cyperus papyrus plant on the banks of the Nile River in the delta region where the swamps were located. The Cyperus papyrus plant is cultivated in shallow waters, the length of the plants reaches about five meters. As for the stems of the papyrus plant, they are not thick, as their thickness does not exceed the thickness of the wrist of the hand. Papyrus uses: Ancient Egyptians were increasing their cultivation of papyrus plant to use it in many different industries, including: Manufacture of small light boats to cross the Nile, ropes, making small mats, small cottage and even slippers.They used the dried leafs to burn it and cook their food. And also used the head of plants for decoration
One of the most important uses of papyrus in the Egyptian state is using it to make papyrus paper for drawing and writing. Papyrus was also used as a layer in wrapping the mummies. Papyrus paper was used in Egypt from the year (3000) BC and then expanded to the ancient world until the ninth century AD when paper began to take over instead of papyrus.
Papyrus paper
was one of the most important factors in the development of the Egyptian civilization, as it was exported to all parts of the world

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Why Pharaohs invented Papyrus paper?

Papyrus paper is the oldest writing paper in history, and dates back more than two thousand years.

Ancient Egyptians knew that it was necessary to find a way to communicate with other civilizations, and transfer their cultural and social heritage to the next generations, hence the writing that started on the walls of the caves, whether by carving them with drawings and signs, or by painting them with materials that will not disappear with time.

Then enormous development occurred in ancient Egypt on scientific levels required urgent need for a media that can be written on and transferred from place to another, so they turned to benefit from plants that spread in Egypt at that time. They have chosen cyperus papyrus plant to make their own paper. The ancient Egyptians learned to manufacture papyrus from cyperus papyrus plant that spread in northern Egypt by collecting the reed of the papyrus, and peeling the outer green cortex to be used in making ropes, boats and sails, and collecting the white pulp inside, cutting the soft pulp to soft strips that were compacting forming two layer, and pressed until it is dried of water.

How Ancient Egyptian used Papyrus paper

Pharaoh used papyrus papers on medical and sciences.

Papyrus papers discovered by archaeologists during the last two centuries revealed to us that ancient Egyptian used papyrus in many fields, at the moment there are so many papyrus papers in Egyptian and international museums around the world that shows non-traditional topics written by the ancient Egyptian, and among them were writings to motivate the Egyptian people to join the army to defend his country in wartime, Written texts were discovered on some papyrus papers of commercial relating deals, terms of agreement between the contracting persons, and other topics related to social life, including marriage and marriage, inheritance and method of its distribution after death. Medicine and Papyrus.

Much information about medicine in ancient Egypt was recognized in the Pharaonic ages through the 15 medical papyri found during the past two centuries, in addition to the inscriptions of temples and tombs. The medical papyri showed many medical topics including building the human body, describing clinical diseases, medical drugs, and methods of treating fractures and bruises.

Most important papyri that have been discovered

There are many papyri in museums some of them exceeding 45 meters in length.

Talking about issues related to death and other life, reward and punishment, medical papyri containing diagnoses and medicines for them, literary papyri containing stories, legends, poems, and other papyri talking about administration, the judiciary, architecture, news of wars, borders of regions and cities, and Gods worshiped there, and papyri in science, astronomy, arithmetic, engineering and medicine. One of the famous papyri is the Papyrus of Turin from the Ramesside period, which is found in. Berlin Museum in Germany, written in the hieratic script. It is an important papyrus, where names of ancient Egyptian kings and periods of their rule are recorded in years, months and days, and therefore it is an important source of ancient Egyptian history. Medical (Ypres) papyrus is one of the important references for knowledge of internal diseases and treatment from the reign of King Amenhotep the First, as it is a collection of literature and research on various medical topics of internal diseases, eye diseases, skin diseases and their treatment, heart and arterial diseases and their treatment and how to treat abscesses surgically or with drugs. Kahun papyri in gynecology, obstetrics and veterinary medicine The Berlin Medical papyri Edwin Smith's papyri in gynecology and its treatment chester beatty papyri.


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Papyrus is Green !

Papyrus paper is totally green product as it is made of Cyperus papyrus plants, which is a fast growing swamp plants. Cyperus papyrus plant can grow to 5 meters or 16.4 ft in few months. So there is always massive suplly of regenerated materials to make more papyrus. Unlike traditional paper making no need to cut trees or use chemicals and complex processing. Papyrus papers only uses papyrus and water with little pressing we get papyrus paper that can live for centuries! Buy papyrus paper now
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    Papyrus wedding invitations

    Everyone wants it unique and perfect, imagine you are sending wedding invitations printed on genuine papyrus paper, it will complete your wedding fun!

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    Learning Activity

    If you are a teacher and want to make your students learn history and have fun same time Egyptian papyrus paper is great for such activity.

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    Decorative and Art

    Papyrus paper have unique texture and look, it will give magic ancient touch for drawings and paintings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who supply your papyrus?

We are the makers for our papyrus products. We have the farm that grows our plants in and skillful papyrus makers in Egypt. No middlemen or transportations. That give us the opportunity to provide high quality papyrus with reasonable prices.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept various payment methods, You can pay with PayPal, Credit card, Debit card for small orders and for wholesale we accept bank transfer.

How do you ship papyrus and how long it take to deliver?

We ship order regularly by UPS and ARAMEX. Usually order is shipped next working day, however it may take some time to clear custom also delivery time depends on flights times.

What if I'm not happy with your papyrus paper?

Although it has never happened before that a customer buy one of our products and don't like it, but you can ask to return the order and get your funds back once we receive the order.

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