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Re: VMs: Colored paints, touch-ups, and the michiton text

Hi everyone,

At 10:56 05/07/2004 +0100, Gabriel Landini wrote:
Nick Pelling wrote:
> FWIW... IMO, this is just a c with a cedilla (but one that loops back
> on itself) - my best guess is therefore that the zodiac labels are
> basically Occitan.

I had another look, it seems a large S to me (Mars)...
Am I wrong?

Looking more closely, I think I may have been right for the wrong reasons. :-)

I think the "S" is an optical illusion - the right bar of the "r" continues downwards further than you expect, and only appears to intersect with the stroke of the cedilla. But if you look again at the sidfile, they are two quite separate strokes. Here's what I think is happening here:-

Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....

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