Example sentences for: papyrus

How can you use “papyrus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is attested in Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, and Latin religious and magical texts preserved on clay tablets, papyrus, parchment, gems, and strips of metal thousands of years old.

  • Papyrus: The leaves of the papyrus were dried and used by Ancient Egyptians as a form of paper.

  • Incredible profligacy--a few lines on otherwise pristine sheets--and thousands of ancient tax receipts prove that even the poorest peasant could pay for the papyrus on which his payments were recorded.

  • On the island’s west side, the Fontana Aretusa is a freshwater spring (just steps from the ocean) with black-and-white ducks swimming in its semi-circular papyrus pond.

  • Today it is possible to buy cheap papyrus printed with gaudy Egyptian scenes in almost every souvenir shop in the country, but some of the most authentic are sold at The Pharaonic Village in Cairo where the papyrus is grown, processed, and hand-painted on site.


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