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Try someone with a water garden or a watergarden supply catalog--may need to
grow your own.....you might try using cat tail stems/leaves or other water
reeds. I think you would have to add glue for the purpose, since as, I
understand it, natural papyrus has it's own "glue', but you could probably
get the general idea of the process....
>>>Thinking about making bricks out of clay and straw and making a small
pyramid. But it could get really messy, as I am sure it was.>>
We did this Vacation Bible School--wanted to dig a hole (lots of clay here)
but the trustees nixed that <G>so we used a small wading pool. the kids
gathered mown grass and weeds from the back yard, cut them up a bit when
necessary, stomped the clay/weed mixture and molded it in small wooden forms
which were then turned out on sidewalks to dry. A marvelous time was had by
all!! (including cleaning up with a hose...)
Another neat project I've seen was making a sarcophogus--cardboard bent and
taped then covered with layers of brown paperbags and painted. This one was
life-size--<G> but miniature would work as well.
And here is the best source I have found for biblical costume: