Legal document: T-S K25.249Legal document T-S K25.249
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Declaration of receipt of a quantity of barley. In Arabic script. Hiba b. Buqṭur b. […], companion of the amīr Dhakhīrat al-Dawla Ḥaydara b. Muḥammad b. ʿAdnān (appears also in T-S 13J26.13, twenty years and a promotion later), acknowledges the receipt of 1124 irdabbs of barley from Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. Judayd. The barley has been ‘conveyed to the coast with the lighthouse’. Dated: 25 Shawwāl 422 AH, which is 15 October 1031 CE. (A previous description gave 438 AH and 1047 CE). The document was subsequently folded to create a bifolio. On the top of recto and on one page of verso, there is a Judaeo-Arabic formulary for legal documents. On the last page, in a different hand, there is a draft of a legal document in Hebrew. Location: Alexandria. Dated: Thursday, 20 Kislev 4815 AM, which is 1054/55 CE. The name Sahl b. Mevasser appears underneath. (Information in part from CUDL and Khan.)
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