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Cairo Genizah : Legal document: ketubba

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Ketubba, mentioning a marriage gift of 25 (dinars) and the clause that the husband will not be obliged to pay the marriage gift unless he divorces his wife wilfully and she is not guilty of misconduct. The trousseau list includes items of jewellery and clothing: a pair of golden rings, two pearl beads in earrings, a gilded white-grey headband, a coat made of different materials, a bathrobe, a wrap, ʿaṣabī maḵtūmas. The formulary is very similar to two marriage documents from Damascus, dated 933 CE (see Friedman 1981, 347).</p>

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