Kathmandu, 31 October 2014: The National Archives is to start the process for preserving the ancient papyruses.
The Archives is to preserve around 2,200 ancient papyruses as they are likely to be worn out for lack of protection.
Chief at the National Achieves, Prakash Darnal, said that although the Archive has been preserving scriptures written in papyruses around 1,000 years ago, it has forwarded process for its preservation as there was a need of further protecting these ancient scriptures as they are very old.
Darnal added the papyruses are going to be covered immediately and every papyrus would be preserved by constructing separate boxes for each papyrus for the same.
The Achieves has preserved ancient handwritten scriptures as well as the smallest book of the world with the volume of 6x6x2.5 millimeter.