Re: Needs help identifying script

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 21:57:20 CDT

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    John Hudson wrote:

    > Deborah Anderson wrote:
    >> Mike Sanders (below) asks for assistance in identifying the script on
    >> the attached image. Please respond to him directly, as he is not on
    >> the Unicode list.
    > Is it possible to get a photo without flash glare?
    > Of the letters I can pick out clearly, my guess is Samaritan or
    > Palmyrene, but the o-like ring letter is throwing me, and made me
    > wonder if it were Punic, but I don't think so.
    O-like ring letter is most likely ayin, of course, which held its O
    shape in a lot of alphabets. Though that doesn't seem to spell anything
    helpful to me. Or it could be a decoration.

    The candelabrum argues against Punic, and the shape of the MEM also.


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