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Title: A Trainee and a Skilled Ugaritic Scribe
Subtitle: KTU 1.12 and KTU 1.4
Author(s): YOGEV, Johnathan , YONA, Shamir
Journal: Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Volume: 50    Date: 2013   
Pages: 237-242
DOI: 10.2143/ANES.50.0.2975514

Abstract :
This paper deals with some of the writing methods which were used by the Ugaritic scribes who made tablets KTU 1.12 and KTU 1.4. Research was carried out using high resolution photographs. Both scribes dealt with the same problem of writing, and found different aesthetic ways in order to deal with it. This allows us to learn about the level of skill of these scribes, and suggests that tablet KTU 1.12 was a scribal exercise, while tablet KTU 1.4 was made by a more experienced scribe.

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