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“The alphabet was one thing when applied to clay or stone, and quite another when set down on light papyrus.”
“One might wonder how a single papyrus can conceal such a big treasure. Well, it was used at different times, for different purposes, and by different people.”
“Egypt has managed to reclaim the 13-page papyrus manuscript.”
“After using it for decades as a catalog, the papyrus was later ... sold as pulp paper.”
“This papyrus is returning the most ancient geographic map of the classical world and helps write new pages of ancient history.”
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