Sentence Examples


  • He greatly furthered the general knowledge of antiquity by the purchase of the papyrus discovered at Fayum, which was called, after him, the " Rainer papyrus."
  • His Diplomes et chartres de l'epoque Merovingienne sur papyrus et sur velin were published in 1844.
  • A papyrus of Sent, 3300 B.C., gives directions as to the preparation of prescriptions.
  • In the Ebers papyrus, 1550 B.C., mention is made of blisters, ointments, clysters, mineral and vegetable drugs.
  • Clay tablets and discs (so far in Crete only), but nothing of more perishable nature, such as skin, papyrus, &c.; engraved gems and gem impressions; legends written with pigment on pottery (rare); characters incised on stone or pottery.

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