single compartment 'a'.
upper case 'A'.
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final 'd' frequently has a tag to finish.
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the lower lobe of 'g' is frequently oval in shape and larger than the upper lobe.
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first 'h' in the word. The scribe uses mainly this version of 'h' with looped head and straight limb.
'h' frequently crossed when following 't'.
tail-stroke is looped round and returns to connect with the following graph.
upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used almost exclusively in medial and final position.
long 'r' used at the end of a line.
long 'r' is used four times on this folio, twice as a double letter, as here, once as in version 3 and once within a word.
upper case 'R' is used where 'r' is the initial letter of a word. An examination of other examples of text by this scribe would be required to see whether this was his normal practice.
the ink on this folio is very degraded but this kidney-shaped 's' occurs in final position. All final 's's are kidney shaped on this folio.
6-shaped 's' occurs in initial position.
long 's' used in medial position. The stem of 's' is almost bulbous, tapering at the top. Long 's' is also used in initial position occasionally.
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'w' with approach stroke. The right element of 'w' is a single lobe on all occasions.
'w' without approach stroke.
initial 'W' at the beginning of a line with approach stroke. The left limb extends to twice the height of the rest of the graph.
upper case 'W' at the beginning of a line with minimal approach stroke. Both versions 3 and 4 are used randomly.
'y' with short tail.
the length of the tail of 'y' varies.
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|Upper Case Letters|
the decorative line which bisects the graph extends above the graph.
|s, f and p|
the head stroke of long 's' extends above several letters.
the head stroke of 'f' extends above several letters.
Usage: was pillered