German Leaf from a Breviary ca. 1150-1200
There are vertical ascenders on the letters d and h. An ascender is a part of letter that extends above the main part (example d). A descender is a part of a letter that extends below the level of the base of a word (example p). This breviary shows musical notation mostly in the left column.
Breviary. Germany. ca. 1150-1200. Leaf Measurement 337 x 226 mm. Text Measurement 285 x 185 mm. Text; Feast of All Saints. In Latin. Script: Carolingian Minuscule.