One of the jars where the dead sea scrolls were discovered.
In this case...roll me! Roman scrolls made of papyrus purchased from Egypt. They also used animal skin.
The texture is very old and dramatic. This lighting could be used when a statue is reciting Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
Library of Alexandria (detail) by Ania Gilmore (scrolls)
Ancient hebrew scroll: Meguilat Ruth
the red kitchen: DIY Ancient Scrolls Tutorial
scrolls from library of Alexandria. film agora (making my own with rolling pins & tea stained contact paper wrapped with leather strips.)
The Ancient Scrolls, a Parable: An Inspirational Bridge Between Today and All Your Tomorrows
How to make a scroll with small children... Staining paper with tea bags...