Archive for January, 2017

Monica Tsuneishi: Making Papyrus

Monica Tsuneishi: Making Papyrus

By Monica Tsuneishi, Papyrology Collection Manager at the University of Michigan: At its core, making sheets for writing out of the papyrus plant (in the sedge family) is relatively simple.  Starting with a long stalk of the plant, you cut off the top umbel off, as well as the bottom […]

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