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*The Illuminated Sketchbook of Stephan Schriber,* a "practice" illuminated manuscript from the 15th century.

"Spätgotisches Musterbuch des Stephan Schriber, a manuscript which appears to be some kind of sketchbook, belonging to a century monk working in South-West Germany, where ideas and layouts for illuminated manuscripts were tried out and skills developed.

Columba, Illuminated manuscript, Insular illumination, Ireland, Medieval art, The Book of Kells, The Secret of Kells, Tomm Moore

Columba, Illuminated manuscript, Insular illumination, Ireland, Medieval art, The Book of Kells, The Secret of Kells, Tomm Moore

Nsibidi is an ancient system of graphic communication indigenous to the Ejagham peoples of southeastern Nigeria and southwestern Cameroon in the Cross River region. It is also used by neighboring Ibibio, Efik and Igbo peoples. Aesthetically compelling and encoded, nsibidi does not correspond to any one spoken language. It is an ideographic script whose symbols refer to abstract concepts, actions or things and whose use facilitates communication among peoples speaking different languages.

Nsibidi is a writing system of the Ejagham people of Nigeria. It is seen on tombstones, secret society buildings, costumes.Nsibidi does not correspond to any one spoken language.