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papyrus
used in The Throne of Fire

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Definition
a type of paper first used by ancient Egyptians

or more rarely:

a tall grass-like plant growing naturally in the Nile valley (from which the above paper was made)
  • The smaller statue's head peeled open in four sections like the top of a missile silo, and sticking out of its neck was a yellowed papyrus scroll.
    Chapter 1 (94% in)
  • They didn't seem to consume the papyrus or hurt Sadie; but when she tried to shake out the fire, ghostly white flames leaped to the nearest display case and raced around the room as if following a trail of gasoline.
    Chapter 1 (96% in)
  • My right hand itched from holding the papyrus scroll so long.
    Chapter 3 (10% in)
  • The papyrus dropped into my lap.
    Chapter 3 (22% in)
  • The papyrus was still steaming.
    Chapter 3 (29% in)
  • I tossed my stuff on the dresser—the papyrus scroll, the wax mini-Carter, my magic bag, my wand.
    Chapter 3 (45% in)
  • I could feel magic humming in the papyrus like a low-voltage current.
    Chapter 4 (49% in)
  • The end of the papyrus was a jagged line, as if it had been ripped.
    Chapter 4 (50% in)
  • Sadie and I had to combine forces to get past the perimeter, but with a little concentration, ink and papyrus, and some tapped energy from our godly friends Isis and Horus, we managed to pull off a short stroll through the Duat.
    Chapter 10 (1% in)
  • There was the papyrus scroll, just like the one we'd found in Brooklyn.
    Chapter 10 (70% in)
  • The shopper also managed to find some supplies for our magic bags—blocks of wax, twine, even some papyrus and ink—though I doubt Bes explained to her what they were for.
    Chapter 12 (69% in)
  • She pulled a scroll from her bag—a cylinder of papyrus much thicker than the ones we'd collected.
    Chapter 18 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "papyrus" in The Throne of Fire.

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