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  1. 51

    State documentBodl. MS heb. b 3/30

    Document in Arabic script, perhaps a state petition or decree, beginning with "wa l-mamlūk yasʾal l-tawfīq" and mentions a wall "ṣūr"; reused for poetry in …

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  2. 52

    State documentT-S Ar.35.38 + T-S Ar.34.212

    Tax receipt. From the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb. Join: Alan Elbaum.

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  3. 53

    State documentT-S Ar.37.209

    Recto: State document. In Arabic script, in a chancery hand. The beginnings of 7 lines are preserved. Possibly a decree? Talking about the destruction of …

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  4. 54

    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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  5. 55

    State documentT-S Ar.34.208

    Tax receipt. For the capitation tax in Cairo and Fustat of [...] b. Mūsā al-Yahūdī. Payment: 2 dinars.

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  6. 56

    State documentT-S Ar.34.241

    Tax receipt (and not a petition as the Baker/Polliack catalogue has it).

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  7. 57

    State documentT-S Ar.34.342

    Letter. Internal administrative goverment document. Six widely spaced lines (Baker and Polliack) in chancery hand. Contains some lacunae and in particular the first few lines …

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  8. 58

    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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  9. 59

    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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  10. 60

    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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  11. 61

    LetterAIU XII.28

    Letter, fragment, business related. Needs examination.

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  12. 62

    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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  13. 63

    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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  14. 64

    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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  15. 65

    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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  16. 66

    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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  17. 67

    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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  18. 68

    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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  19. 69

    Legal documentAIU XII.107

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

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  20. 70

    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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  21. 71

    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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  22. 72

    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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  23. 73

    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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  24. 74

    LetterAIU XII.80

    Mercantile letter, complete, in Arabic script from Bundar b. Eliya al-ʿAṭṭār to Abū ʿAlī Ismaʿīl b Ḥananya al-Baṣrī (in Fusṭāṭ). Sent with ʿAlī b. Ṭalḥa …

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  25. 75

    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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  26. 76

    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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  27. 77

    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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  28. 78

    List or tableT-S Ar.34.330

    Writing exercises in a chancery hand.

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  29. 79

    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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  30. 80

    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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  31. 81

    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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  32. 82

    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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  33. 83

    LetterMoss. IXa,2.47

    Beginning of a family letter, in Arabic script. Addressed from a mother to her daughter"الست الجليلة بيننا ادام الله نعمتها", and contains the taqbīl clause …

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  34. 84

    State documentENA 2886.1–7

    Fiscal register (compare BL OR 5566B.3 and the other shelfmarks cited there). Cut up into (at least) seven pieces and reused to form a booklet …

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  35. 85

    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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  36. 86

    LetterENA 3944.12

    Recto: Letter in Arabic script. Fragment (upper right corner). With text in the margins. Begins with a basmala and the phrase 'mamlūk al-ḥadra al-sāmīya' (the …

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  37. 87

    State documentENA NS 33.21

    Fragment, concluding 5 lines of what seems a state document in a chancery hand ending with a ṣalwala. Some phrases: "wa l-dukhūl fīhi sana", "in …

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  38. 88

    Literary textENA NS 70.13

    Fragment on verso, possibly poetry (for example line 9&10): "anta rūhī wa inta ___ qalbī" "انت روحي وانت ـــــ؟ قلبي ", "wa yā amīrī wa …

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  39. 89

    Legal documentENA NS 71.10

    Accounts? on recto (fractions?) mentions rose and sandalwood. Hebrew script on verso.

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  40. 90

    LetterENA NS 77.287

    Fragment, Arabic script, four lines in a chancery hand. Starts with a basmala and ḥamdala and mentions al-Najm al-Yahūdī. " بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد …

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  41. 91

    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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  42. 92

    State documentBL Or. 10578G.19

    State document, in Arabic script. Wide spacing, two fragmentary lines. Some of the words read as "من مساعدته....من ذلك في امره".

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  43. 93

    State documentBL Or. 10578R.115

    Fiscal or administrative document containing the "addā" cipher.

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  44. 94

    State documentBL Or. 10578G.55

    State document, probably a decree. The fragmented line reads as "واما ما ذكره من دعا الخاصة". Hebrew liturgical text on recto.

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  45. 95

    Unknown typeBL Or. 5557K.37

    Single phrase of Arabic on verso "في ادوم غبطة". Reused for Hebrew script.

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  46. 96

    State documentBL Or. 5557O.44 + BL Or. 5557O.45 + BL Or. 5557O.46 + BL Or. 5557O.47 + BL Or. 5557O.48 + BL Or. 5557O.49 + BL Or. 5557O.50

    Long state document with extremely large calligraphic Arabic script, probably used as a performative decree, which was later cut down and reused for Hebrew script. …

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  47. 97

    State documentBL Or. 5563F.7 + BL Or. 5563F.8

    Fiscal document, few lines of text, something to do with the release of funds. Probably dating to the Ayyubid period. Reused for Hebrew script. Needs …

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  48. 98

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. d 74/19

    State document, fragment, one isolated line in Arabic script. "والذي ينهيه عبد مولانا امير المؤمنين". Reused on recto for Hebrew piyyuṭ, the prayer for rain …

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  49. 99

    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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  50. 100

    Legal documentT-S AS 152.126

    Verso: Directive concerning a legal case in Judaeo-Arabic. "The elder Abū l-ʿAlāʾ must come, and if he is tardy, he will owe 10 (dinars?)... and …

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