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Reference: view alphabet in separate window
(Hint: use the scrollbar to view the entire line.)
While it is known that in some cases scribes laid out guidelines to write straight, aligned, lines of text, this was not always the case. This image clearly shows the line dipping near the end, but this imperfection is hardly noticable when looking at the papyrus as a whole.
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