Papyrus paper production

Papyrus paper production

T926/0107 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 31.4MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Papyrus paper production. Image 1 of 5. Strips of pith from the papyrus (Cyperus papyrus) being pounded with a hammer. This is an early stage in the production of papyrus paper. The pith, which has been removed from the stem of the papyrus plant, is being pounded to make it more pliable. It will then be soaked in water for three days to make it even more malleable. Photographed in Egypt. For a sequence showing production of papyrus paper see T926/107 to T926/111.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: africa, ancient, craft, cyperus papyrus, egypt, egyptian, factory, fibre, grass, hammer, hammering, hand, hand-crafted, hand-made, industrial, industry, making, mallet, old, papyrus, pith, plant, pounding, producing, production, sequence, sequential, series, skill, strip, strips, technigue, traditional, workshop

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.