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  1. 501

    State documentDK 284.1

    Rotulus. 4 Arabic-script fragments were pasted together to form a long rotulus for a Hebrew literary text on verso. Text 1 is a decree (wide …

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  2. 502

    Legal documentENA 4011.1

    Recto: Legal or state document in Arabic script, in what looks like a chancery hand. Fragment from the bottom of the document (4 lines preserved). …

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  3. 503

    LetterENA 3958.6

    Letter from Manṣūr(?) b. [...] possibly to a younger relative Yūsuf (وينهي ان المملوك مشتاق الى خدمة ولده يوسف). In Arabic script. Looks like a …

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  4. 504

    State documentT-S NS J103 + T-S 10J17.6

    Recto: Decree, fragment, to two local officials stating that a certain Abū l-Faraj b. Bū l-Waḥsh should be exempted from paying taxes (or from standing …

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  5. 505

    State documentDK 246.2

    Tax receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb (see Khan, ALAD, pp. 140–59). He pays a half dinar for the year 404 AH.

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  6. 506

    State documentT-S Misc.6.5

    State document that begins "waṣala ilā bayt al-māl al-maʿmūr."

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  7. 507

    LetterMoss. IV,40.3

    Recto: Legal query for a qāḍī in Arabic script regarding a man "known for ḥujaj" (unpaid promissory notes?), and there are several testimonies against him, …

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    1.    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم     
    2. ما يقول مولاي القاضي الفقيه المخلص النبيه جمال العلـ[ـما
    3. وفقه الله لما يرضيه في رجل معترف في حجج معاملـ[ـة
    4. وعلي…

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  8. 508

    State documentMoss. IXa,2.68

    Jizya receipt, in Arabic script. Ibrahim b. Ṣadaqa the jew pays half dīnār towards his capitation tax in Fusṭāṭ in the year 526 H.

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  9. 509

    State documentENA 3951.7

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. (In fact the handwriting looks Ayyubid, and the date seems to be 7 Muḥarram 607 AH = 1 July 1210 CE. The …

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  10. 510

    State documentAIU XII.3

    Receipt for the capitation tax of Musāfir b. Yūsuf in New Cairo for the year 502, beginning 'tadhkira bism.' At the top, registration marks related …

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  11. 511

    State documentENA 3974.3 + Bodl. MS heb. b. 18/23

    Petition to Sitt al-Mulk from Yaḥyā b. al-Ḥasan complaining that a local amir has confiscated his grain, 411–14/1021–24. See under PGPID 19304 for explanation of …

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  12. 512

    State documentT-S Ar.22.140 + T-S K25.221

    Report to a Fatimid vizier. Dating: fifth/eleventh century. Khan published T-S K25.221 as the end of petition. Marina Rustow later found the join to the …

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    1. ولمولانا الوزير الأجل صفى أمير المؤمنين وخالصته ادام الله علاه وكبت اعداه 

    2. الراى العالي في ذلك ان شا الله

    3. والحمد لله وصلواته على…

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  13. 513

    State documentENA 3953.1

    Receipt for the capitation tax of Mubārak b. Ibrāhīm Ibn Sabrā, in Fustat. After the basmala, the trigger phrase is "tadhkira bism" (memorandum/receipt in the …

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  14. 514

    Legal documentENA 3965.11

    Deed of lease for an apartment (ṭabaqa). In Arabic script. Dated: 25 Ṣafar 919 AH = 2 May 1513 CE. Lessee: Manṣūr b. Najīb (b.) …

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  15. 515

    Legal documentENA 3982.55

    A 13th/19th-century Ottoman era debt acknowledgment document with a seal. Muḥammad Ḥusain acknowledges (aqarra wa ashada) in his sound mind that he owes 900 Kuruş …

    1. لما كان في يوم الخميس المبارك في ٢٦ محرم سنه ٦٠[١٢]

    2. اقر واشهد على نفسه وهو في حال 

    3. خيرته المعلم محمد حسين الى المعلم

    4.  حييم النصري انه يكون مل…

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  16. 516

    State documentBodl. MS heb. d 66/10

    Fiscal document, top and bottom missing. Refers to kharāj payments for the year 437 kharājī (about five lines up from the bottom of the page); …

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  17. 517

    State documentENA 3945.8

    Tax receipt, late Fatimid, for the jizya payment of a Jewish person (name difficult to read), with registration mark - 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh al-wāḥid al-ḥaqq', praise …

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  18. 518

    State documentBodl. MS heb. b 11/7

    Fiscal document, in Arabic script. Large format with 16 lines preserved, marginal notes, and crossings out. The document is an internal fiscal Fatimid accounting document …

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  19. 519

    State documentCUL Or.1080 J80

    Petition to a Fatimid dignitary regarding a theft of money. The archer Manṣūr b. Zakī al-Dawla (or: Rukn al-Dawla, which seems more likely given al-Maqrīzī's …

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    1.               المملوك 
    2.                     منصور بن زكى الدولة
    3.                      احد الرماة تحت ركابها
    4.                    السعيد
    5.        بسم…

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  20. 520

    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 J117

    Bill of sale dated December 481/1088 (original document), in which Khulayf b. ʿUbayd b. ʿAlī sells a house to Hārūn b. Khulayf b. Hārūn, the …

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    1. .....[       ]...[                                                               ]
    2. ولهذه الدار المنعوتة الموصوفة حدود اربعة يجمعهـ[ـا وتشتـ]ـم…

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  21. 521

    State documentT-S Misc.8.67 + Halper 465

    Two fragments from the middle and bottom of a petition to a vizier. Dating: likely 1051–62 CE, as Daniel b. ʿAzarya seems to be Gaʾon …

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    1. . . . ها فيها في كف القوم الذين قد ذكر رجالهم عما يعتمدون وقصرهم [
    2. عنه والامر بالشد من الـداوودي وتقوية يده ومنته وتنفيذ كلمته
    3. لـيستثمر بذلك ح…

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  22. 522

    State documentBL OR 12312.10 + BL OR 12312.11

    State decree. Three fragmentary lines from the end of a chancery decree, probably addressed to a provincial official, mentions majlis al-naẓar (refer al-Qalqashandī, Ṣubḥ al-Āʿshā …

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  23. 523

    State documentENA 3844.14

    State document, possibly a decree. Suggests orders conferred upon an authority: hayʾat (?) l-muṭālaʿa wa-l-āʿmāl bihā. There is Arabic script in another not-so-elegant hand and …

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  24. 524

    State documentENA 3942.3

    Fatimid tax receipt possibly from the time of al-Ḥākim bi ʿAmr Allah from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb. Multiple registrations marks: 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh …

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  25. 525

    State documentENA 3943.7

    Tax receipt, mentioning the tax was credited towards the treasury. Trigger/subtype: "waṣala li-bayt al-māl."

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  26. 526

    State documentENA 3942.8

    Tax receipt, jizyā, dated 507 H (?). Pinholes at the margin 5mm apart.

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  27. 527

    Legal documentMoss. VIII,479.8

    Order of payment, in late Arabic script with a seal. ʿĀzar (=Ezra) al-Yahūdī al-Ṣayrafī is to pay the bearer (Nāṣif) 20 and half silvers. Contains …

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  28. 528

    Legal documentENA 3631.8

    Legal document, 12 lines, in Arabic script, dated 4th Muḥarram al-Ḥarām of an undecipherable year [8..?]. Concerning [...] b. al-Muʿallim Ṣadaqa the Samaritan Jew, a …

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  29. 529

    State documentHalper 481

    Fiscal account, probably a tax receipt, beginning with the waṣala ilā bayt al-māl al-maʿmūr, probably a receipt of delivery to the bayt al-māl. Mentions several …

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  30. 530

    State documentENA NS 18.26

    Response to a letter of complaint concerning taxation of the Jews of Tiberias. The letter refers to a sijill mukarram (noble decree) of the caliph …

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    1. واصلنا الشكوى فيما نفعنا معه [
    2. وورد السجل المكرم من الحضرة المجيدة يذكر فيه ما
    3. انهاه سباع بن فرج اليهودي من حال اليهود الذمة
    4. بطبرية وان في…

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  31. 531

    State documentENA 3971.23

    Very tiny note in Arabic script, in the same type of hand as many of the early 5th/11th century tax receipts. Some contain the mystery …

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  32. 532

    Legal documentENA 3905.2

    Legal document(s) in Arabic script. Dating: Probably late Mamluk or Ottoman. Narration of commercial trade accounts. The word 'qabaḍ' appears in prolific numbers associated usually …

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  33. 533

    State documentENA 3945.5

    Tax reciept for jizya in the name of [..] b. Ghālib with two registrations marks; 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh al-muʿīn al-dāʾim', praise be to God who is …

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  34. 534

    Paraliterary textENA 3982.36

    Template fragment of a divination/magical charm starting with a few words of prayers followed by a spell: "fulān b. fulān". Then: 'blind his heart and …

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  35. 535

    LetterT-S NS 288.179

    Recto: A private petition in Arabic script, 12th–13th century. For the formula, cf. T-S G1.26 (in Judaeo-Arabic). Verso: Three draft lines of a letter in …

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  36. 536

    State documentENA 1177.76

    State document, fragment of a longer text, dismembered at the collesis. What has remained is wa-mā tawfīqī illā bi-l-lāh. Possibly Ayyubid (tawfīqī billāh was an …

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  37. 537

    State documentBodl. MS heb. f 56/4–5

    Chancery or fiscal document, presumably Mamluk period. There are two lines preserved, consisting of a date (22nd Rajab is visible) and the ḥamdala. The text …

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  38. 538

    State documentENA 2917.1

    Petition or report, Fatimid, fragment from near the beginning containing end of blessings, the taqbīl clause, and part of the qiṣṣa. Dating: 1100–71.

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  39. 539

    State documentT-S Ar.11.35

    Petition to the Fatimid vizier al-Afḍal, including the raʾy component and endorsements.

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  40. 540

    State documentT-S Ar.42.59

    Tadhkira (memorandum) from a Fatimid official to another Fatimid official. Tax receipt on verso.

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  41. 541

    State documentT-S Ar.35.48

    Tax receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb, in the hand of Mikhāʾīl b. ʿAbd al-Masīḥ

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  42. 542

    State documentT-S 10J19.13

    State document: Official report (fragment) concerning armed insurrection and civil unrest. For verso, see separate entry.

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  43. 543

    State documentENA 3700.1

    Petition or report to the Fatimid chief qāḍī and chief dāʿī (القاضي الاجل المكين سيد الوزرا وتاج الاصفيـ[ـا قاضي القضـ]ـاة وداعي الدعاة علم المجد عمدة …

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  44. 544

    State documentENA 2697.8 + ENA 2697.9 + T-S Ar.31.58 + T-S Ar.30.245

    State document: A set of responses to petitons (?). Join: Marina Rustow. T-S Ar.31.58 is dated 507. Possibly related to BL OR 5553.1 + BL …

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  45. 545

    Legal documentT-S Ar.53.73

    Legal deed for real estate, Mamluk period, with lots of archival process. 710s-750s AH

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  46. 546

    LetterENA 2558.21

    Letter from a woman, in New Cairo, to her brother Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb the brother-in-law of [...], in Malīj. In Arabic script. The sender …

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  47. 547

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. d 66/13

    State document, probably a letter of official correspondence, in Arabic script. Sent by an official with the title ʿĀzim al-Dawla. An order from al-Ḥaḍra al-Majīdiyya …

    1. ومملوكه الامير عازم الدولة
    2. ومملوكه الامير عازم الدولة اعزها الله
    3. ومملوكه سعيد بن لا…
    4. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
    5. لست نسأل في مودة الشيخ السيد اطال الله ب…

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  48. 548

    List or tableHalper 472

    List of Ibn Yiju's deposits and expenditures after arriving in the Egyptian capital.

    III, 42 List A, in the margins:

    1. ולי ענדה //ודיעה// אלפצה ואללולו ואלדהב אל מסאג ואל נחאס אלדי פלצתהא מן אלצנאעה
    2. וג מכאחל בלואר ופישתין דהב אל וזן כ …

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  49. 549

    State documentMoss. VII,10.1

    Official letter in a Fatimid chancery hand, mentioning Abū l-Bayān Mūsā, may God sustain him, and possibly other blessings for him.

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  50. 550

    State documentENA 3944.10

    Verso: Tax receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb, with holes at the margin. Registration mark - al-ḥamdu lil-lāh ʿalā niʿamih, praise be …

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