Legal document: T-S Ar.39.189

Legal document T-S Ar.39.189


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Report of the death of a Jewish woman. In Arabic script. The deceased is ʿAlāʾ bt. Abū l-ʿAlāʾ b. Bū Saʿīd (Khan suggests this is the same Bū Saʿīd as in T-S NS 297.1, another report of the death of a Jewish woman). Dated: Thursday, 20 Dhū l-Qaʿda 682 AH, which is 18 February 1284 CE. She left a father and two sons. (Information from Goitein’s index card and Khan.) On verso and the margins of recto, there are business accounts in Judaeo-Arabic and Greek/Coptic numerals.

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