Kulmus - קֻלְמוֹס

Pronunciation: Kul·mus

Literal translation: Quill pen, reed pen



The usage of the kulmus dates back to the fourth century BC in Ancient Egypt and is still used today by sofrey stam (Jewish religious scribes).


The sofrey stam use a kulmus made from reed or a feather (typically from a turkey or a goose), to write Torah scrolls, tefillin, mezuzot, and more.

 

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