Secrets of Ancient Egyptian composing Revealed in 2,000-Year-Old Papyrus Scrolls

Secrets of Ancient Egyptian composing Revealed in 2,000-Year-Old Papyrus Scrolls

An integral part of the Papyrus of Artemidorus, the excellent artifact from the Ptolematic duration, exhibited during the Palazzo Bricherasio in Turin, on February 8, 2005. The Papyrus scroll ended up being written toward the middle of the very first century B.C. PACO SERINELLI/AFP/Getty Images

The black colored inks that ancient Egyptians employed for composing on papyrus texts had been made, to some extent, of steel. […]