summer haiku d’été – the stallion = l’étalon
on lightning hooves
aux sabots d’éclair
dépasse le tonnerre
Actual size original tablets & fragments at Knossos from Scripta Minoa
Original tablets & fragments at Knossos from Scripta Minoa, followed by facsimiles with clear text: Click to ENLARGE
The fragment (left) and apparently intact tablet (right) at Knossos from Scripta Minoa are approximately actual size. We can easily see that the striations, ridges, pockmarks, wear and tear, inter alia, make it difficult to read the originals. Notice how tiny they are. The facsimiles are, however, very easy to read.
The fragment (left) and apparently intact tablet (right) both have the supersyllabogram MO, otherwise known as an adjunct, meaning “single” or “one” .
I shall be posting more fragments and tablets illustrating the supersyllabogram ZE, meaning “a pair of” or “a team of” in the next two posts.
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