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Mardin, Church of the Forty Martyrs, CFMM 420, p. 6. All rights reserved. Image provided by HMML.

 

This manuscript contains an elegant Serto script with decorations extending into the margins. Note the lāmad-ṭēt ligature across a word boundary in line 5.

Distinctive Letterforms
bēt
  • in final form, the bottom line curving upward
lāmad
  • very tall, reaching higher than ṭēt and tāw
nun
  • in final form very thin