Book Talk: Papyrus, the Plant that Changed the World
November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

Papyrus expert John Gaudet discusses the history of papyrus and shows samples of modern papyrus paper, a 20 ft long illustrated replica on papyrus paper of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, a Bible codex replica made from papyrus paper, and several models of the papyrus plant. Harvard University Belfer Center voted Papyrus the Innovation Book of the Week and declared it "A masterpiece of economic and historical botany". Free.