Traditional Sicilian Papyrus "Ear of Dionysius"


Each piece from A Putia du Re is 100% handmade. This Papyrus paper was made in Syracuse, Sicily; every single sheet is signed by the artist.
The one in this list depicts the famous Ear of Dionysius (in Italian: Orecchio di Dionisio). The Ear of Dionysius is a limestone cave carved out of the Temenites hill in the city of Syracuse; this cave was dug during the Greek time.
Papyrus paper was made and used in Sicily since the Greek time, about first millennium BC. It is great to frame and hang it in your living room, bedroom, dining room or office.

We import those items from Sicily to the U. S. for the enjoyment of our customers.
This is one of a kind item, impossible to reproduce exactly as it is. It comes in five sizes: 24 in x 16.5 in; 16.5 in x 11.5 in; 11.6 in x 8 in; 8.25 in x 6 in; 6 in x 4 in.

Proudly made in Sicily and shipped from Maryland.

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