the single compartment 'a's are mainly evenly formed. The scribe's hand is controlled and the graphs well-formed.
a slightly different variant of version 1 with square shape and hairline to close at the head.
the upper case graph is noticeably larger than the lower case letters. On this folio there are no double compartment 'a's even as an upper case letter.
the first letter of the folio.
the scribe uses looped 'd' in the text. This is the most usual shape for the looped version.
'd' in final position with tag. The word occurs at the end of a line.
an unlooped 'd' used in the display script of the rubric.
upper case 'D' at the beginning of a line.
the scribe's tailed 'g's are all formed in exactly the same way. All descenders briefly graze the line.
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again the scribal hand is very even. The tail of 'h' sits on, or ends just below the line. The head-stroke may be open or closed as here.
the only crossed 'h' on this folio.
'h' in the scribe's display script in the rubric with tail-stroke turning counter-clockwise.
upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line with open head-stroke.
the scribe uses modern 'r' on almost every occasion in all positions.
the only example of long 'r' on this folio.
the only example of 'z'-shaped 'r' on this folio.
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kidney-shaped 's' almost always used in final position.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
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'w' is formed as two 'v's. The graph is looped at the head and has a single lobe to the right.
'W' in upper case position at the beginning of a line. There is little variation in the scribe's 'w' graph.
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occasionally, when the scribe has space, the tail of 'y' curls round, but the more usual graph is version 2.
the majority of the scribe's 'y's have a short straight tail-stroke as here.
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an upper case 'P' in the display script of the scribe.
an upper case 'E' in the display script of the scribe.