Scribal ProfileHand 2
|Current Manuscript:||USA, San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library MS HM 140|
|Sampled Folios:||85r, 86r|
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a simple single compartment 'a'.
the basic shape of upper case 'A' is the same. The lower lobe varies in shape.
both looped and unlooped 'd' are used by the scribe. The hairline stroke to close the head of the lobe is clearly visible in this example.
an angular lobe to this looped 'd'.
in final position 'd' has a vertical tag.
secretary horned 'g' with counter-clockwise turn on the tail stroke.
neatly constructed 'h' with looped head-stroke resting on the shoulder and short tail.
crossed 'h' after 't' where 'h' is in final position.
this scribe also uses 'z'-shaped 'r' in initial position.
modern 'r' with sloping stem. It is not possible to see whether the shoulder is joined to the stem by a hairline stroke.
similar use of a high flourish for final 'r' as was seen in Hand 1.
a horned graph for kidney 's'.
the upper case graph.
a slightly simpler version of 'w' than Hand 1. A long approach stroke to the left limb.
a similar formation of the 'y' graph with both arms of the body of the letter set parallel at an angle.