Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Ketubba for the marriage of Ḥay Dayyan b. David Dayyan and Mazzal Ṭov bat Judah Dayyan, dated Monday 14th Nisan 5581 (= 16th April 1821 CE). The couple are likely paternal cousins. The document is cut in the shape of a dome, with a heading depicting birds, trees, and a building structure overseen by a sun and an eye. The bride and groom sit in one room, holding hands. The border of the document is decorated with the twelve signs of the zodiac.</p>

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