The ancient Egyptians used papyrus as a form of paper. It was made from the papyrus reed that grew along the banks of the Nile. Strips of papyrus pith were arranged on two layers, one horizontal, the next vertical. They were covered with linen and heavy pressure applied. The strips would weld together in their own sap.
The papyrus bookmarks and made from papyrus and each has an image of an ancient Egyptian scenes on it. There are 40 designs and each bookmark is supplied in a clear wallet with colourful cord.