Sentence Examples

  • The words map and chart are derived from mappa and charta, the former being the Latin for napkin or cloth, the latter for papyrus or parchment.
  • When such faults occurred, the papyrus must be re-made.
  • Papyrus was also known to the Assyrians, who called it " the reed of Egypt."
  • Papyrus rolls are represented in ancient Egyptian wall-paintings; and extant examples of the rolls themselves are sufficiently numerous.
  • Papyrus also made its way into Italy, but at how early a period there is nothing to show.