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In the following pictures, is the superscript addition a correction or intended decoration? Are corrections like this kosher?

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it isn't a decoration -- the extra word is in the verse (Gen 33:11) –  Danno Aug 11 at 6:46
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I realize the word is supposed to be there. By decoration I meant that the word was superscript rather than written inline. Or was it mistakenly not written the first time and added later? –  Mike Izbicki Aug 11 at 6:47
    
I'm far far FAR from an expert, but is this scroll kosher because of the word above the inserted "et"? The chet doesn't have the angle in the middle of the top stroke, and the nun is extended into its space. Could a child tell if it was a chet or a qof? –  Gary Aug 15 at 15:25
    
All of the chets are written just like that in this scroll. –  Mike Izbicki Aug 15 at 17:59

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This is a valid way of inserting missing words, as the Shulchan Aruch in Yoreh De'ah in סימן רעו - דין תלית הדלוג Paskens:

א טָעָה וְדִלֵּג תֵּבָה אוֹ יוֹתֵר, יָכוֹל לִתְלוֹתָהּ בֵּין הַשִּׁיטִין אֲבָל לֹא בָּרֶוַח שֶׁבֵּין דַּף לְדַף.

If he erred and missed a word or more, he can hang it between the lines, but he may not put it in the space between the columns.

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