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Papyrus

Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), used for making the basket in which  little Moses was lain.

...and when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river’s brink. (Exodus 2,3)

Cyperus papyrus

Olivo - papyrus - cypress - incense - myrrh - thorn of Christ - myrtle - coriander - sycamore - cedar - thistle - aloe

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