Letter: T-S 12.788

Letter T-S 12.788


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In PGP since 2019


Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Likely 13th century or later. The paper is well-preserved, but almost all of the text is extremely faded; might be legible with multispectral imaging. The margin of recto mentions the holidays of Tishrei, the sender's embarrassment among certain people (wa-ṣirtu nastaḥiyy min banī. . . ), several learned quotations, and some business matters. The address is partially written in Arabic script; the sender's name may be [...] b. Ḥassūn. AA. ASE.