Set to creat papyrus paper.
During the Ancient Age, it was very valued by the people of the Easter Mediterranean. Only the pharaoh was able to order its production.
After Alexander the Great conquered Egypt, the use of this plant was extended for all the known world. Along the 5th century its usage was decreasing until was ceased to be used at the 11th century.
The term papyrus is the origin of the word paper.
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