Letter: T-S 16.215Letter T-S 16.215
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Commercial letter related to the India trade. Dating: 1154–61. Mentions sprinkler bottles (qumqum) for rose water brought by the qāḍī Najm al-Dīn, and ‘pure’ (ṭahor) cheese sent from Alexandria to Aden. Remains of address on verso, but most has been torn off. Mentions the Franks and the ruler al-Malik al-Ṣāliḥ (=Ṭalāʾiʿ b. Ruzzīk, the Fatimid vizier from 1154–61). (Information in part from CUDL.)
T-S 16.215 1r
T-S 16.215 1v
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