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Cairo Genizah : Letter; magical

Rāfiʿ al-Ḥarīrī, daughter of

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Begging letter to the Nagid from the daughter of Rāfiʿ al-Ḥarīrī, who asks for a linen headcover. Letter is covered in jottings mentioning people including Sitt al-ʿIlm, Zaynab, al-Ḡālib b. Sitt al-Ahl, Abū l-Faḍl b. Fāṭima, Fāṭima bat Mubāraka, and Saʿīda bat Milāḥ, which by the use of the mother’s name indicate use for magical purposes. </p>

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