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  1. 1901

    State documentJTS MS 718

    State document, in Arabic script. 5 partially faded lines in chancery script are visible. Reused for bookbinding. Needs examination.

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  2. 1902

    State documentENA 2177.1

    State document, wide-line spaced, fragmentary. Mentions the arrival of a group "wa-waṣalat al-jamāʿa", and maybe barley "al-shaʿīr". Also mentions the beginning of a date "in …

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  3. 1903

    State documentT-S Ar.39.481

    Recto: Chancery excercises. The basmala appears twice, and one line begins, "Qāla Amīr al-Muʾminīn..." Verso: State document, Fatimid. Opens with a reference to an employee …

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  4. 1904

    State documentT-S Ar.40.106

    Fatimid fiscal document, in Arabic script. Mentions two different bureaus: dīwan al-jihād al-miṣrī (line 2) and dīwān al-ḥubūs al-miṣriyya (line 7), probably mentioning a transfer …

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  5. 1905

    State documentT-S Ar.40.118

    Mamluk-era state document in Arabic script. Dated: 675 AH = 1276/77 CE. Contains various annotations by clerks and is endorsed by both thin and thick …

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  6. 1906

    State documentT-S Ar.40.107

    Draft of a letter/petition, in Arabic script. Addressed to Huṣām al-Dawla. The sender asks that 'you rescue me from this man' (bi-an tukhalliṣ ʿabdak min …

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  7. 1907

    State documentT-S AS 118.190

    Small fragment of a state document in Arabic script. Mentions an amīr Nāhiḍ al-Dawla Abū ʿAlī (this is a rare laqab, likely identical with the …

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  8. 1908

    State documentT-S Ar. 40.151

    Writing/calligraphic exercises in Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic and Arabic. Recto, upper right quadrant: Formulae beginning with אדאם אללה and ادام الله in Judeo-Arabic and Arabic. Upper left …

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  9. 1909

    State documentT-S Ar.40.73

    State document, in Arabic script. Drafts of two petitions, oriented at 180˚ to each other. The one at the top begins with a taqbīl and …

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  10. 1910

    State documentT-S Ar.40.55

    Fatimid fiscal requisition for the dīwān al-jaysh, including information about an iqtā`. Contains a request for registration and at least one registration mark.

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  11. 1911

    State documentT-S Ar.40.55

    Fiscal account. Contains multiple entries, each marked with nuqila, “it has been copied.” Khan dates this document to the same period as T-S Ar.40.37, which …

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  12. 1912

    State documentT-S Ar. 40.8

    State document, or at least official correspondence, in Arabic script. Mentions "dīwān" at least two times, Jews, and something taken from the peasants "fa-yuqaddam ilā …

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  13. 1913

    State documentT-S Ar.41.83

    Long letter from one government official to another. In Arabic script. The name Abū l-Ṭāhir appears in the address (likely the addressee). It seems that …

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  14. 1914

    State documentT-S Ar.41.43

    Request for a fatwā (or possibly a petition or official report, or simply a letter). In Arabic script. Dating: Likely Mamluk-era. Begins with a taqbīl …

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  15. 1915

    State documentT-S Ar.42.166

    Note (ruqʿa) reminding recipient to fulfil his promise (of which no details are provided).

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  16. 1916

    State documentT-S Ar.42.186

    A register copy containing accounts of three arrests. The first detainee is Faẓāʾil (Naẓāʾir?) b. Ismaʿīl who was arrested by Sayyid al-Ahl, Riḍwān, and al-Muẓaffar …

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  17. 1917

    State documentT-S Ar.44.103

    State document of some kind. Fiscal account? Wide line spacing, small letters. Discrete text blocks arranged in columns. At least one of the text blocks …

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  18. 1918

    State documentT-S Ar.48.35

    Small fragment (beginnings of 3 lines) of official correspondence. The first line reads as "shirkatuhum wa-akhadha minhum". Mentions "al-amīr al-ajall." Needs further examination. Reused on …

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  19. 1919

    State documentT-S NS 305.66

    Tax receipt of some kind. The payer is a Jewish man possibly named Bishr b. Bū l-[...]. Dated: 19 Ṣafar 553 AH = 22 March …

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  20. 1920

    State documentT-S NS 306.242

    Administrative document of some kind. There are Greek/Coptic numerals at upper right specifying a sum in the hundreds. The phrase al-qāḍī al-ajall appears. Dated: 15 …

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  21. 1921

    State documentT-S NS 306.241

    Tax receipt for the Jewish man Yūsuf b. Daʾūd for his capitation tax in Fustat. The date is given twice (51[.]?).

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  22. 1922

    State documentT-S 20.75 + T-S 20.70

    State document, in Arabic script. The document is an official correspondence ending with a raʾy clause. The sender asks the addressee to be sagacious and …

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  23. 1923

    State documentT-S 12.609

    State document, in Arabic script. Pٰrobably the beginning of a decree with a basmala. "mā rāḥ ḥaẓẓuk fī l-ʿūlyā bi-muntaqiṣ", a variant of the poem …

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  24. 1924

    State documentT-S AS 172.313

    Small fragment of official correspondence, reused for literary text in Hebrew script. Only a few words preserved.

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  25. 1925

    State documentT-S AS 172.190 + T-S AS 172.191 + T-S AS 172.192 + T-S AS 172.193

    Small fragment of Arabic correspondence, probably official. Reused by a serial recycler (see T-S 20.75 + T-S 20.70 (PGPID 31256)).

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  26. 1926

    State documentHUC 1015

    Original use: Probably a small fragment of a state document in Arabic script, with one phrase preserved beginning وليعمل بموجبه.

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  27. 1927

    State documentTel Aviv 9

    Recto (secondary use): Panegyric for (the Rav?) Yehuda b. Yosef "the Nasi of God" who "judged the daughters of Fez upon their rebellion(?) and exiled …

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  28. 1928

    State documentT-S 8J26.3

    Recto: Official letter in Arabic script. The beginnings of four lines are preserved. Refers to the beginning of the ebbing of the Nile. The rest …

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  29. 1929

    State documentENA 2738.4 + ENA 2738.11

    Verso (original use): Fiscal accounting document (or an official order for the release of funds?), complete with ḥamdala and ḥasbala. Dated: 5 Shawwāl 4xx (412?).

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  30. 1930

    State documentT-S 10J11.23

    Verso (original use): State (fiscal) document in Arabic script. Mentions 300-something al-kharājiyya (a year? in which case this would be ~1009 CE at latest). There …

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  31. 1931

    State documentT-S Ar.35.348

    Possibly a fiscal document. Dated: 530 AH = 1135/36 CE. Mentions in the right column names such as ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Muʿallim, the word Sulṭān, or …

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  32. 1932

    State documentT-S NS 100.63

    Official correspondence. 7 lines are preserved. Catalogued as a decree concerning tax payment, but needs further examination. Reused for a Judaeo-Arabic commentary with exegetical queries …

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  33. 1933

    State documentT-S Ar.38.94

    Fiscal document, in Arabic script. The top reads as "ṭāʾifa Najrān al-qadīm". Also contains a cipher, probably related to archiving, on the top left.

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  34. 1934

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. e 115/9

    Bottom of a state document. 4 lines preserved. The first line refers to the execution of an order and the sender's deference to the decision …

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  35. 1935

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. d 99/5

    One fragmented line in an Arabic chancery hand, probably of a decree, later cut and reused to form quires of Hebrew script. A suggestive reading …

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  36. 1936

    State documentT-S Ar.39.248

    Fatimid state document, most likely a decree, in Arabic script. Reused for a bifolio of a larger historiographical text in Arabic, see different entry.

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  37. 1937

    State documentT-S Ar.39.272

    Recto: Receipt relating to the tax farm of Abu al-Hasan ibn Wahb including five signatures and some dates.

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  38. 1938

    State documentT-S Ar.39.272

    Fiscal register, administrative accounts. Needs examination.

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  39. 1939

    State documentT-S AS 123.198

    Petition, probably, in Arabic script: ممن يخدم . . . ولا يرغب . . . . موجها . . . . وينهي وصول . . …

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  40. 1940

    State documentT-S AS 135.87

    Unidentified document in Arabic script, probably official. Reused on recto for piyyuṭ with Judaeo-Arabic headings פזמאן and גירה (pizmān, ḡayruhu). (Information in part from CUDL)

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  41. 1941

    State documentT-S AS 110.89

    Fiscal document, in Arabic script. Mentions dīnār and "in-shā ʾAllah". Reused on recto for the ʿamida for Yom Kippur. (Information in part from CUDL)

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  42. 1942

    State documentT-S NS 99.5

    Verso (original use): Possibly a fiscal account. Mentions various sums of money. At the bottom, the name Muḥammad b. Saʿīd appears. Reused by Efrayim b. …

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  43. 1943

    State documentT-S AS 126.17

    Fragment of a state document, in Arabic script. Very difficult to glean much context but mentions sending something with someone "مع موصلها".

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  44. 1944

    State documentT-S AS 149.142

    State document, internal communication, fragment of a few lines. Mentions a dīwān. Reused for a rabbinic text in Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic mentioning qumāsh (rubbish).

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  45. 1945

    State documentENA NS 15.9

    Bottom of a state document in Arabic script, maybe a petition. Reused on recto for Hebrew piyyuṭ. On verso there are also piyyuṭ drafts and …

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