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Papyrus

New technique reveals 2,000-year-old writings in mummy cases

The new technique developed by researchers at University College London (UCL) in the UK is giving historians a new insight into everyday life in ancient Egypt.

Jan 01, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Hangover cure discovered in 1,900-yr-old Egyptian papyrus

Historians have discovered a hangover cure written on a 1900-year-old Ancient Egyptian papyrus.

Apr 23, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

`Jesus was married` claim a ‘forgery’

Historical experts have slammed claims made in a newly discovered ancient papyrus, which suggests that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene.

Sep 22, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

Novel project uses papyrus to protect Kenyan lake

A novel project comprising floating islands of recycled plastic bottles and papyrus plants will help protect the ecosystems of Naivasha, a renowned lake in Rift Valley, Kenya.

Sep 21, 2012, 12:20 PM IST