The first two were 13 digiti, or about 91 in.
In width; the hieratica, I I digiti or 8 in.
Next came the charta amphitheatrica, named after the principal place of its manufacture, the amphitheatre of Alexandria, of 9 digiti or 62 in.
The Saitica, which took its name from the city of Sais, and was probably of 8 digiti or 58 in., was of a common description.
And lastly there was the common packing-paper, the charta emporetica, of 6 digiti or 4* in.
In the fore-leg the tendon of this muscle (which corresponds with the extensor minimi digiti of man) receives a slip from that of the principal extensor, and is inserted into the first phalanx.