<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: draft of a Hebrew inscription in large bold letters, consisting of a poem on the pleasures of studying the Torah and the futility of worldly pursuits, apparently intended as a draft for an inscription on a Torah cabinet. This text was written over seven lines of an address for the letter that now forms part of the verso. Verso: the first document is a Judaeo-Arabic letter sent from Palermo to the merchant Joseph Ibn ʿAwkal. The second document is an Arabic deed in which ʿAbd al-Bāqī b. Aḥmad, the preacher, leases a house in Fusṭāṭ from Mūsā b. ʿAdī ‘the Jew’. Dated Muḥarram 424 AH (= December 1032 CE). Witnessed by Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. ʿAlī b. […], ʿAlī b. Ibrahim b. Ḥasan b. Ḥusayn, and Aḥmad b. ʿAbdallāh b. Muḥammad b. ʿAbdallāh. The third document is an unidentified Arabic text.</p>
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