papyrus the symbol of Egyptian civilization facts
Egyptian civilization facts , The ancient Egyptians used it to write their history, all their sciences, their etiquette and their events, even their daily transactions. It is a thin, herbaceous plant, home to Africa, long-stemmed from swamp vegetation, similar to reed.
Parts of the plant can also be eaten and used in making boats. Nowadays they are used as ornamental plants. It grows in nature in sunny places and swamps, and on the banks of lakes throughout Africa, Madagascar, and Mediterranean countries.
The papyrus had a great place in the economy of Pharaonic Egypt, where it was exported abroad for a long time. The state relied on papyrus to write all the things related to the country and to write the book of the dead, which we talked about in a previous article. Papyrus was also used in the manufacture of baskets, ropes ,and mats.
How to make papyrus the part of of Egyptian civilization facts
-The stems are cut into equal pieces, the outer layer is removed, and the inner body of the plant is cut into slices and placed on a flat surface next to each other to cover all the edges. The second layer of slides is placed in a vertical direction on the bottom slides, with a hammer of wood.
-The papyrus maker dried the slides tightly with a pressure on them so that they dry well and then can be written on them. When another papyrus is needed, another paper is pasted in the first and so on, and the length of the large papyrus is 45m.It was written by a brush dipped in black or red ink, and the writing was horizontal and vertical as well, but the writing was in the line Hieroglyph or Hieratic.
The most ancient Egyptian papyrus the part of of Egyptian civilization facts:
1-Edwin Smith’s Papyrus
The most important medical papyrus, primarily a surgical papyrus, presents information on surgical medical conduct with 48 cases, almost all of which are accident injuries. The papyrus treats each injury in four separate paragraphs, beginning with a brief title, then a medical examination method
The papyrus is the longest medical papyrus, 110 pages long, dating back to the ninth year of Amenhotep I.
3-Papyrus Cahun for Gynecology
5-Beryt- Chester Papyrus
6-Berlin Papyrus andmuch other papyrus in various fields
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