MS. Friedberg 9-001: Letter - Samekh

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Letter - Samekh

Letter - Samekh

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto Library (Toronto, Canada)

MS. Friedberg 9-001: Scribe of the Babylonian Mishna 'MS A'

Scribe of the Babylonian Mishna 'MS A' (Date active: 9th century)





Traced with 3 movements

  • Upper horizontal bar - straight
  • Upper horizontal bar - parallel to the headline
  • Right-hand downstroke - traced as a separate movement
  • Right-hand downstroke - rounded juncture with the upper bar
  • Right-hand downstroke - joins with the left-hand downstroke sharply at the base
  • Right-hand downstroke - rounded
  • Left-hand downstroke - straight
  • Left-hand downstroke - slanted
  • Left-hand downstroke - joins the right-hand stroke sharply at the base
  • Left-hand downstroke - goes beyond the juncture
  • Left-hand downstroke - crosses the upper horizontal bar
  • Base - there is no base

Width: 22px
Height: 25px
Area (w x h): 550px2
Ratio (w / h): 0.88
Coordinates (top, left): 579px, 352px