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Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Lease of a orchard owned by the Heqdeš, ca. 1150 CE. It is leased for periods of 8 years for the sum of 11 dinars, and a requirement to send 1000 palm branches via the Nile to the Heqdeš (probably for use during Sukkot). The tenant agrees to run the ox-driven irrigation water wheel continuously, and will not cut down any plants aside from necessary pruning.</p>

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