Egyptian Papyrus

In 3,000 BCE, the Egyptians create papyrus, a smudge resistant, portable writing surface. Some of the oldest papyri yet discovered (dated 2600 BCE) chronicles the building of the Great Pyramid—the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza—during the reign of Khufu. Scrolls were used for communication and event journaling as they were easily portable.

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