lower case 'a' is always a double compartment letter.
straight-sided 'a' with horizontal cross-bar.
the scribe's looped upper case 'A's differ in the shape of the lower compartment which may be square or rounded.
lower case 'd' nearly always has an angular lower lobe.
unusual occurrence of a more rounded letter.
double compartment 'g' used throughout.
'g' as final letter with tag.
'g' is often to be found with lower compartment angled to the right of the upper lobe.
the most usual shape for 'h' with triangular head-stroke. The stem of the letter is very slightly angled to the right.
the tail is tucked away but extends clockwise back beyond the body of the graph.
the scribe almost always crosses the 'h' in 'th', 'gh', and 'ght' combinations.
upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line with open head-stroke and pronounced angled foot to the stem.
long 'r' is used in all positions.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'o'.
initial upper case 'R' at the beginning of a line.
sigma 's' used in both final and initial positions.
initial letter of a word.
long 's' is used in medial positions.
upper case letter at the beginning of a line.
the more or less consistent shape of this scribe's 'w', here rather larger than usual on the top line of verse.
very little variation in this letter except for height of middle stroke.
'y' is consistently formed and varies only in the length of tail-stroke.
Usage: thy men
the tail stroke continues into the space before the following word begins.
occasionally the tail appears shorter and the letter more squat.
Usage: lay he
distinctive upper case 'I' with looped or curved approach stroke to thick stalk which tapers as it descends. Use of this form and the simpler shape of version 3 seem interchangeable.
the word is the third word of the line.
a simpler variation of upper case 'I'.
the first word of the line. The lower traces of the stem may be seen beneath the 'A' of the line below.
yogh as initial letter of a line.
the word is in the middle of a line but the yogh is a large letter compared with the surrounding ones.