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Cairo Genizah : Masṭara

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Masṭara or ruling board, made from laminated paper and string. Paper could be pressed over the raised string, leaving the imprint of straight lines for the scribe to follow. The lines have been numbered 1-11, and the margins and verso have been used for jottings and pen trials.</p>

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