Indeed, a5 is composed of this sign alone with its usual coefficient of 9.
The student will note that 12, not 13, tuns are recorded in a5.
This is generated by the decay of animal and vegetable substances, and is to a5 considerable degree soluble in water.
The cycle glyph in the Tikal text (fig. 60, a5) is clearly the normal form.
In Cowley, now and then, a stanza is found with a preceding frons (on the scheme a a5 b c b c4).
The next glyph (a5) should be the kin sign, the lowest period involved in recording Initial Series.
Then he found fault with his new seat, because it was exposed to a5 draught which blew the cinders into his eyes.
For the planets, in virtue of Kepler's law, the effect varies then inversely as √a5; it is therefore insensible, save for Mercury.
A comparison of a5 with the normal form of the kin sign in figure 34, a, shows that these two forms are identical.