Legal document: ENA 4100.9c

Legal document ENA 4100.9c



The part written with a wider pen resembles business accounts, while the part written with a thinner pen looks like a portion of a legal document. Dated: Monday, 25 Jumādā I 423 AH, which is May 1032 CE. The two text blocks might be unrelated, but it is tempting to read the upper portion as the inventory of an estate (the تركة repeatedly referred to underneath), while the lower portion includes witnesses' statements about the sale/auctioning of the estate. Mentions Aḥmad b. Hibatallāh al-Wakīl. The last sentence states that ʿAlī b. Musāfir will return to his wife after something to do with this inheritance. (Information in part from Goitein's index card.) Two names visible are ʿAbd al-Raḥmān and Yaḥyā.

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