Cairo Genizah : Legal document: ketubba

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Late 10th-century Palestinian ketubba from Damascus, of which only the lower part is preserved. The groom’s name is Raḥ[mūn]. The dowry list includes a short garment of linen decorated with silver and golden threads, two shirts, two velvet covers, and two dyeing vessels. Mention is also made of some properties: the apartments in the compound known as Dār al-Jubrānīyīn, the apartments of Ibn Maḥmūd, the apartments of al-Ḥumayṣī. Witnessed by Obadiah ha-Levi, Abraham b. Ṣadoq, […] b. Abraham, […] b. Mevasser, Faraj b. ʿEli, Isaac b. Moses, Ḥusayn b. Sahlān, Amram b. Šabbat, Sedaqa b. […], and Šimei (שמעי) ha-Levi the cantor b. ʿEli the scribe, which also wrote the document.</p>

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