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EGYPTIAN WRITING SET

EGYPTIAN WRITING SET
CALAME, INK AND PAPYRUS PAPER
17 €
From : PARIS

"Egyptian Writing Set" in a box including 1 calame, 1 bottle of black ink and a sheet of papyrus paper.

In 3500 BC, in Uruk, Mesopotamia, the calame was used to inscribe cuniform signs on clay tablets.  It wasn't until 2500 BC in Egypt the mankind began to write on papyrus, which is the marrow of Nile reeds, handworked into fine sheets, assembled together and dried under a weight.  The ink of the time was composed of black soot combined with oil.   

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