What is papyrus?



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    It is a thick paper-like material produced from the stem of the papyrus plant, which lives in wetlands and was once abundant in the Nile Delta of Egypt. The use of papyrus in Egypt dates back to the third millennium BC. Its use declined with the introduction of parchment, which is made from animal skins.

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    Papyrus is also a font used in Microsoft Word and other computer programs. Just to add something to the above answer which is the true origin of papyrus.

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