State document: BL OR 5566C.2

State document BL OR 5566C.2



Recto: Petition or report from [...] b. ʿAbdallāh al-Juḥāfī to al-Shaykh al-Thiqa. In Arabic script. Dating: Probably Ayyubid-era, based on diplomatic features and the estimated date of verso. With an ʿalāma at the top (al-mulk lillāh). Mentions Zayn al-Dīn, building a dike (yabnī l-jisr), bringing the price of something with somebody (...lī thamnahā ṣuḥbatahū...), and as soon as someone arrives (...fa-sāʿata wusūlih...).