fol 3v Preliminary

I am including this folio for its apparent incongruity with that  'template' offered in a previous post. Copyright. Permissions - see sidebar __________ These leaves are surely not drawn with near-photographic accuracy; neither the 'quieter' nor the 'louder' mnemonics are evident. When first surveyed, the only initial clues are the maker's evident care in representing …

fol.22r Myrobalans (concluded)

fol.22r detail

THIS POST CONTINUES FROM THE PREVIOUS ONE ~ and will probably make no sense without it! ---------------------------------------------------------- Copyright and permissions. The immature fruit of one particular member of the myrobalan group (T. chebula) was valued for its dyeing-ink ~ used in tanning leather, and in the processes of a traditional fabric art of southern India,  …

System and Science.

If the imagery were fantasy or hoax, we'd know by now. Copyright. Permissions. Every folio in the manuscript has been scrutinised by experts in everything from ancient Egyptian to code-breaking. A forgery might be more difficult to pick, but most forgers don't create an imaginary text; they make something so like another that people are …