Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Betrothal contract for Sitt al-Ḵibāʾ bat Tahor the beadle and Meʿir the cantor, in Fusṭāṭ. The contract stipulates that the bride will lose her delayed marriage gift if she refuses to live together with the husband's daughter (who is possibly an adult already). The heavily decorated late 12th-century ketubba T-S 24.17 may be the marriage contract for this couple.</p>


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