Letter: Moss. IV,89

Letter Moss. IV,89



Letter from a perfumer, submitting an account to the addressee. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably late 12th or early 13th century. Numbers are given in Greek/Coptic numerals. Mentions people such as al-Melammed and al-Shaykh al-Makīn. Mentions goods such as bamboo chalk (ṭabāshīr) and vessels (qawārīr and zanābīr). The first sum named is nearly 2000 (dirhams?); the final sum at the bottom of the page is torn away. (Information in part from CUDL)

Moss. IV,89 1r




Moss. IV,89 1v

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