The 15 foot papyrus roll contains recipes for making metallic alloys, imitations of gold, silver and electrum, dyes, and other related arts. It is generally believed to have been written by an Egyptian sorcerer.
The papyrus is named the Leyden papyrus as it is now housed in the museum in
Leiden, the .
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|An image of Set from the Leyden papyrus; Set began to be depicted as ass-headed instaead of his usual theophany by late antiquity when knowledge of his cult spread around the ancient world|
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