Re: Archaic Greek letter like palm tree?

From: John Hudson (
Date: Sat Jun 05 2004 - 17:09:24 CDT

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    E. Keown wrote:

    > I'm looking for an archaic Greek letter (from Crete
    > and possibly elsewhere) which to me looks like a small
    > drawing of a palm tree. It has a trunk and two
    > identical palm frond branches, one to the right, one
    > to the this in Unicode, in process, ?

    That sounds suspiciously like one of the recognised forms of the Ypsilon in non-archaic Greek.

    John Hudson

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