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Mardin, Chaldean Cathedral, CCM 115, f. 7v. All rights reserved. Image provided by HMML.

 

Distinctive Letterforms
ālap
  • in both types
dālat / rēš
  • of the usual Serto type
gāmal
  • tending more toward the Estrangela shape, i.e. the letter has some angle at the bottom and is not merely a long stroke bisecting the baseline
ṭēt
  • either angled or round at the bottom
kāp
  • in final form of the type apparently written without lifting the pen (i.e. it goes from the baseline slightly up, then down and left, then in a descender back to the right, ending in a curve
tāw
  • of the triangular shape; the tāw-ālap ligature appears
Distinctive Letterforms
ālap
  • in both types
dālat / rēš
  • of the usual Serto type
gāmal
  • tending more toward the Estrangela shape, i.e. the letter has some angle at the bottom and is not merely a long stroke bisecting the baseline
ṭēt
  • either angled or round at the bottom
kāp
  • in final form of the type apparently written without lifting the pen (i.e. it goes from the baseline slightly up, then down and left, then in a descender back to the right, ending in a curve
tāw
  • of the triangular shape; the tāw-ālap ligature appears