question to Akkadian

Werner LEMBERG wl at
Mon May 19 14:13:48 CDT 2014

>> I'm interested in representing one of the so-called Hurrian songs
>> (tablet H.6, containing musical notation) with Unicode, cf.
> That says it represents qáb, which seems to be a version of Labat
> 88, which is U+1218F KAB.
> Unfortunately none of my fonts give the version shown in that
> drawing, but there may be one.

Thanks a lot!  Will try to get the book you've mentioned...

BTW, it seems to me that cuneiforms would benefit enormously by
introducing variant selectors, collecting all cuneiform variants in a
database similar to the CJK stuff.


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