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Mardin, Chaldean Cathedral, CCM 29, f. 27r. All rights reserved. Image provided by HMML.

 

The letter-lines in this manuscript vary little in thickness.

Distinctive Letterforms
ālap
  • left leg often hanging especially low
  • the straight line type of ālap rarely appears (cf. f. 28r, col. b, l. 13)
gāmal dot at the bottom
dālat / rēš the round Serto shape, hanging only slightly below the line
closed loop on the left, as in Serto
wāw perfectly round and closed
semkat of the left-leaning θ type
tāw has a tightly closed loop
Distinctive Letterforms
ālap
  • left leg often hanging especially low
  • the straight line type of ālap rarely appears (cf. f. 28r, col. b, l. 13)
gāmal dot at the bottom
dālat / rēš the round Serto shape, hanging only slightly below the line
closed loop on the left, as in Serto
wāw perfectly round and closed
semkat of the left-leaning θ type
tāw has a tightly closed loop