List or table: T-S Ar.29.104

List or table T-S Ar.29.104


Bifolio of business accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably 11th or 12th century. Handwriting of Nahray b. Nissim? Mentions names such as Abū Ṭāhir b. Abū Aḥmad, Ḥasan al-Ḥalāwī (sweets maker/seller), Musharraf (or Mushrif?) al-Baqqāl (the grocer), Abū ʿAlī b. Bushayr, Abū ʿAlī b. Ḥamza, Badr, Jaʿfar b. Bushayr, Ibn al-Ṭabība ("Son of the Female Physician"), Abū l-ʿAbbās, Nahrāy, and Abū l-Barakāt. One page lists the dates of various consignments received of honey (from Būṣīr and from Barqa) and "water and raisins." It also lists the "sign" (ʿalāma) associated with the manufacturer, e.g., (pictures of?) two large jugs (zīrayn), two holes (thuqbayn), one hole (thuqb wāḥid), and [[one jar]] "his handwriting/signature." On the remaining page, there are pen trials in Arabic script. ASE