Astrological predictions; Mercury; calendar circle:
The calendar circle represents a short cut for predicting the natural events and human health in the time of seaons and lunations. It consists of four concentric wheels: the twelve moladot (outermost), the seven planets, the twelve zodiac signs, and the four elements, repeated three times. All the rotating discs contain four unnecessary compartments (marked #). According to the explanation under the circle, they are scribal errors (טעות סופר) in planning the design. The circle is decorated by lotus buds and flowers, and the initial word Mercury חמה)) at the top is written in display script decorated with curling bands and acorns.