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  1. 51

    List or tableT-S Ar.38.137

    Large list in two columns, covering both recto and verso. In Arabic script and Greek/Coptic numerals. Giving names of houses, their owners or tenants, numbers, …

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  2. 52

    State documentCUL Or.1080 9.8

    Complete letter/report in Arabic script written on a long, vertical strip of paper. Looks like a report to a high official or the draft of …

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  3. 53

    LetterAIU XII.26

    Small fragment of a formal Arabic letter or a state document mentioning "the diwan" (wa-ʿalayhi al-dīwān al-maʿ[mūr] and wa-suʾāl al-maml[ū]k).

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  4. 54

    LetterAIU XII.28

    Letter, fragment, business related. Needs examination.

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  5. 55

    Literary textAIU XII.40

    Recto: A passage from an Arabic treatise on love and lovers (ʿishq, ʿāshiq, maʿshūq). Verso: Scattered Arabic text, possibly list or accounts. Needs further examination.

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  6. 56

    Literary textAIU XII.47

    Recto: Bifolio, mainly containing an Arabic literary text, probably a fable, beginning with "yā qawm ismaʿū maqālatī" and continuing with the promised proverbs, followed by …

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  7. 57

    LetterAIU XII.57

    Recto: The opening three lines of a state document or formal letter starting with a basmala and containing mainly honorifics. "al-ḥaḍra al-Sāmiyya al-Ajalliyya al-Shaykhiyya al-Najībiyya …

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  8. 58

    LetterAIU XII.70

    Recto: Letter in Arabic script. Fragment (upper left corner). Addressed to a certain Fakhr al-Dawla (al-shaykh al-ajall, 'the esteemed elder'). The sender met with Muḥyī …

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  9. 59

    Legal documentAIU XII.90

    Legal document in Arabic script. Only the witness signatures are preserved, e.g., ʿAlī b. ʿAbdallāh and Bū Bakr [...] b. ʿAbdallāh. Verso: love poetry also …

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  10. 60

    LetterAIU XII.91

    Letter in Arabic script. Dating: Uncertain, maybe late Mamlūk/early Ottoman. The name Abū Ḥamza (?) can be read in the place of the tarjama. Mentions …

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  11. 61

    Legal documentAIU XII.107

    Undeciphered document in Arabic script. Possibly a receipt with a signature at the bottom. Needs examination.

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  12. 62

    LetterAIU XII.116

    Long Arabic letter (22 lines plus 4 lines on margin) written in first person about trade (line 13: "wa-kāna fī l-balad jamāʿa min al-tujjār... fa-abāʿū...), …

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  13. 63

    Legal documentAIU XII.146

    Legal document in Arabic script. Perhaps a deed of sale of a property. On parchment. Fragment: the beginnings of ~10 lines are preserved in additional …

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  14. 64

    LetterAIU XII.158

    Recto Letter fragment. In Arabic script, with very large letters mentioning prior correspondence. The sender appears to be asking the addressee to graciously send him …

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  15. 65

    LetterAIU XII.166

    Recto: Probably a fragment of a letter in Arabic, very damaged. Legible words include "the lamp/saddle maker" (السراج)." Verso: Probably a fragment of a Hebrew …

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  16. 66

    State documentAIU IV.C.256

    Left side of an Arabic-script letter. Possibly a petition, or simply a letter that draws on petition-like phrases (this hypothesis is supported by the fact …

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  17. 67

    LetterDK 372

    Letter in Arabic script. Ḥaḍara baʿd ijtimāʿī bi-haḍrat mawlāy al-Shaykh al-ajall.... Needs examination. On verso there is Hebrew literary text in a rudimentary hand.

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  18. 68

    LetterDK 228.1

    Letter in Arabic script. Addressed to [...] al-Malikī al-Nāṣirī. Dating: Probably Mamluk era. 'warada l-musharraf al-karīm al-ṣādir ʿan al-majlis al-ʿāl... wa-ʿalima jamīʿ ma sharaḥahu wa-ammā …

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  19. 69

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J151

    Verso (earlier side): Letter from Yaḥyā to a qāḍī. In Arabic script. Opens "aṣghar al-mamālīk [...] Yaḥyā yujaddidu khidmata sayyidinā l-qāḍī al-ajall al-awḥad al-qāʾim al-mutafakkir(?)...." …

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  20. 70

    List or tableT-S Ar.34.330

    Writing exercises in a chancery hand.

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  21. 71

    LetterBL OR 10578H.29

    Document in Arabic script, perhaps a trade letter/document. Mentions sending something, probably a letter and milk "ḥalība maḥmūla", in the companionship (suḥba) of someone and …

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  22. 72

    State documentENA 3695.4

    Small fragment with Arabic script in a chancery hand with wide spacing. Possibly a state document. A few words from the two fragmentary lines read …

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  23. 73

    State documentNLI 577.1/75

    State document, fragmentary, in chancery hand. Mentions the province of Damietta (thagr dimyāṭ) and someone's arrival/appointment to it. Also has an ʿalama in the middle. …

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  24. 74

    State documentT-S 10J10.2

    State document, report, Fatimid. The report is written on the 3rd of Dhū l-Ḥijja, of an unspecified year, and mentions a previous report that arrived …

    1. اخر ما القدرة(؟) بعده عمل بتاريح يوم الاربعا الثالث

    2. من ذي الحجة….ذكر اخر الوارد من الديوان السعيد

    3. والذي تجدد بعد ذلك خلو الاسواق من الاخباز 

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  25. 75

    State documentMoss. VIII,334

    Fiscal document. Needs examination.

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  26. 76

    State documentMoss. VIII,64.1

    Fragmentary Fatimid petition dated to the period of al-Mustanṣir. A beuatiful raʾy clause tucked at the bottom.

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  27. 77

    State documentENA NS 18.27

    Official letter in Arabic script. 4 lines preserved, wide line spacing. Reused for legal documents in Judaeo-Arabic (see separate entry). Seems to be a report/petition …

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    1. حدين (؟) وسعد بما حوطه (؟) [

    2. وجردت راي في الخدمة بحيث ساء [...السـ..]دعـ[وة؟

    3. على المنابر ونشر الباب كلمة الصدق باعلى المآثر وصرفت

    4. لوا ع…

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  28. 78

    Legal documentENA NS 63.9

    Letter fragment, 20 lines, well preserved. The writer at the beginning of the letter mentions a sale that did not reap any profits (lam yūlij …

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    1. …………………………………………………………………

    2. . ـعه اليه ووجهي منه يسقط حيا{ء} لانه يعلم كيف جرى امره في ابتياعها

    3. وانه لم يولج في شي منها حبة واحدة وبالله لو…

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  29. 79

    State documentBL OR 5566B.25

    Recto: State report. 4 lines preserved. Mentions "Bū Kalījār the king of Ahwāz," probably identical with the Buyid Amir Abū Kālījār Marzubān in Persia (d. …

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  30. 80

    State documentT-S NS 137.29

    State document in Arabic script. Petition or report? Fragments of 6 lines are preserved, wide space between them. Refers to al-Shaykh al-Muʾayyad fī l-Dīn, a …

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  31. 81

    LetterAIU XII.60

    Letter of complaint, calling on the harassment of Abū l-Najm the filthy "al-Khabīth". Abū l-Najm broke the writer's trust, disobeyed their friendship (lit. sold off …

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  32. 82

    State documentENA NS 63.11

    Fragment of a petition in Arabic script, interspersed with Arabic script in the wide spaces what seems like a draft of a letter or just …

    Bold channcery hand

    1. ]وسعادته لمضافرته ومطالبته؟

    2. ]افدته يعزمه مظهر/بعزمه يظهر لي وله قواها

    3. ] للنجاج باولاها واخراها

    4. ] يعمل عليها وصدره حالا بع…

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  33. 83

    State documentENA 2972.5

    Report probably on military matters. In Arabic script. 6 lines preserved. Mentions a wall (al-ṣūr), the dispatching of a warship (ʿushārī), someone named Ibn al-Qaṣʿ(?), …

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  34. 84

    LetterENA NS I.72

    Trade letter, in Arabic script. The sender instructs the addressee to acquire a Dustarī (=Tustarī) fabric of blue color as soon as he reads his …

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  35. 85

    LetterBL OR 5557K.9

    Letter or official correspondence, in Arabic script. Almost complete with the top honorifics missing. The writer confirms receiving 4 dīnars (of tax?) and he set …

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  36. 86

    LetterBL Or. 5557K.11

    Letter or official correspondence, in Arabic script. Top few lines and bottom are missing, and some portion of the left side is cut due to …

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  37. 87

    LetterMoss. V,163

    Letter, probably mercantile, in Arabic script. Addressed to a certain "mawlāya l-ustādh", from a sub-ordinate. The sender asks the addressee to not put him at …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الـ[ـرحيم
    2. ما خفي عن مولاي الأستاذ اطال الله [بقاه وكبت حسدته]
    3. واعداه رقعتي التي كتبته (؟) لاحض..
    4. لحـ[..] من سو الحال وقد [
    5. حضر…

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  38. 88

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. d 74/38

    Fiscal document, in Arabic script, bottom part of the fragment. The document is dated Muḥarram 487 H and the first two lines may be read …

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  39. 89

    LetterBodl. MS Heb. d 74/20

    Mercantile letter in Arabic script, with the format and script resembling those of a state document. Four lines are preserved. Wide line spacing. May mention …

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  40. 90

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. d 77/14

    Recto: One line in a relatively small and faded chancery hand interspersed with Hebrew text. May mention 'dīwān'. Reused for Hebrew script on recto and …

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  41. 91

    Legal documentENA 3904.2

    Legal document, in Arabic script, dated 18 Dhū l-Qaʿda 950 AH = 12 February 1544 CE. An agreement between two parties with witnesses, probably rental, …

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  42. 92

    Literary textMoss. IXa,2.24

    Two sides of a literary text, from the chapter of jihād from al-Qāḍī al-Nuʿmān's Kitāb al-Iqtiṣār.

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  43. 93

    State documentMoss. IXa,2.57

    Fiscal account, in Arabic script. Bears three registration marks, the mablagh formula is also written thrice and contains the 'min l-ʿayn' (gold) formula. Dated, probably, …

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  44. 94

    Literary textMoss. IXa,2.58

    Literary text, in Arabic script, probably a prayer.

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  45. 95

    LetterMoss. IXa,2.36

    Letter fragment, in Arabic script. The addressee is asked to come immediately to Manfalūṭ or Akhmīm (in Upper Egypt). Needs further examination.

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  46. 96

    Legal documentMoss. IXa,2.61

    Legal document, in Arabic script. The hand is not very readable but contains two testimonies at the bottom. Needs examination for content.

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  47. 97

    LetterMoss. IXa,2.33

    Letter fragment, possibly. In Arabic script. No significant content is preserved(?). Two different letters on recto and verso, or at least written in different orientations. …

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  48. 98

    Legal documentMoss. IXa,2.50

    Letter fragment, in Arabic script, with wide margins. Mentions Faḍāʾil and Yūsuf. Reused for Hebrew script on verso. [Probably a draft of a legal document, …

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  49. 99

    State documentMoss. IXa,2.72

    Probably a fiscal document "وصول", in Arabic script. Dated 525 H. The document seems to have been reused for personal accounts. Mentions revenue of a …

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  50. 100

    Unknown typeMoss. IXa,2.69

    Some sort of a fiscal document, fragmentary, where names of people against how much they owe every week/month is listed. A name ʿAbd Allah, the …

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