scrolls from library of Alexandria. film agora (making my own with rolling pins & tea stained contact paper wrapped with leather strips.)

scrolls from library of Alexandria. film agora (rolling pins & tea stained contact paper wrapped with leather strips maybe?

How to make a scroll with small children... Staining paper with tea bags...

How to Make a Scroll Craft

How to Make a Scroll Craft. Paper scrolls date back to ancient Egypt. They were used for long documents written in ink. Over the years, scrolls have become outdated for ways of communication. However, they make for a fun and educational craft.

Ancient scrolls

Character Series Part Corda: Turiella of Montclaif and devoted mother to both Rohays and Melitta, Corda is a fiercely protective mother. Willing to do anything to keep her daughters amd the secrets.

Library of Alexandria (detail) by Ania Gilmore (scrolls)

Catherine Nash: Resources for Papermaking, Encaustic and Photography: Wax and the Artist Book II

The texture is very old and dramatic. This lighting could be used when a statue is reciting Shakespeare's "Hamlet".

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. ~Benjamin Franklin~ im having a strong urge to buy a feather quill pen, an inkwell and start writing fancy.

We Might Finally Be Able to Read Ancient Scrolls Damaged By Vesuvius Eruption - Italian scientists just discovered it might be possible to use X-ray technology to read them. Their findings were published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

X-ray fluoresence micro-imaging techniques reveal the lead contained in the ink. Credit: E.

Dead Sea Scrolls - The Scrolls date from around 250 B.C. to 68 A.D. and were written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek; they contain Biblical and apocryphal works, prayers and legal texts and sectarian documents.  This priceless collection of ancient manuscripts is invaluable to our understanding of the history of Judaism, the development of the Hebrew Bible, and the beginnings of Christianity.

The “Original” Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls - Biblical Archaeology Society

Secrets of Ancient Scroll of En-Gedi are Digitally Unraveled

Secrets of Ancient Scroll of En-Gedi are Digitally Unraveled

In this case...roll me!  Roman scrolls made of papyrus purchased from Egypt. They also used animal skin.

Roman scrolls made of papyrus purchased from Egypt. They also used animal skin.

We Might Finally Be Able to Read Ancient Scrolls Damaged By Vesuvius Eruption

Battle of Mount Vesuvius, Spartacus and His Men Abseiling Down a Mountain

Welcome. Ancient scroll by FoxysGraphic on @creativemarket

Welcome. Ancient scroll by FoxysGraphic on @creativemarket

The Kildare Poems are a group of sixteen poems written in an Irish dialect of Middle English and dated to the mid-14th century. Together with a second, shorter set of poems in the so-called Loscombe Manuscript, they constitute the first and most important linguistic document of the early development of Irish English in the centuries after the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland.

‘The Land of Cokaygne’ (MS Harley This century poem satirises a corrupt community of monks, who lead a life of luxury. It forms part of the Kildare Poems, which is a small parchment.

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