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We were given a demonstration of how they make the paper. Very interesting. We bought a beautiful painting of the pyramids, which they wrapped up safely and it made it through our whole tour and home with no issue. It was probably the most expensive...More
Even before you can think of paper the papyrus was the base foundation of human kind for them to transcript the history and the passing knowledge of human beings. This museum allows you to learn about the great surface on which we today survive.
At bottom it's a shop, but they do at least give you a short demo of how the papyrus plants are turned into a form of paper. Whilst the material is high quality, some of the artwork that's been put onto it is of doubtful...More
It's fun to watch how they make and history if it. But once u buy them and walk out with the papyrus on sight, then toooooo many stupid beggars begging us to buy more of papyrus and they kept walking like "stalking you to the...More
They show you how the Papyrus is made and go through a short history and then you're free to roam and purchase any of the pieces. They will barter with you and continue to try and get you to buy more but a few firm...More
I am a reader, but in all the books I read, I never knew how paper was made from papyrus. At this shop, they demonstrate how the papyrus is peeled and pressed together (I won't tell you details). Fascinating. And they served each of us...More
One of a number of "museums" trying to strong arm tourists into buying unnecessary junk. After the 30 second demonstration of how the stuff is made (essentially leave it in water then press) you will be granted the "opportunity" to acquire a treasure. If you...More