papyrus

A paper-like material prepared in ancient Egypt from the stems of a water plant. Sheets of papyrus were used throughout the ancient Mediterranean world for writing and painting. The papyrus  plant was also used as a decorative motif in Egyptian and Minoan art.
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Met papyrusThe Singer of Amun Nany’s funerary papyrus. Ca. 1050 BCE.
                          Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
papyrus       papyrus capital
                        Papyrus plant                       Papyrus capital, Karnak, Egypt