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Cairo Genizah : Legal document: ketubba

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Part of a Karaite ketubba for Jacob b. David al-Šulḥanī (groom) and Sayyida bat Wahb al-ʿArḍī (bride). Dated Wednesday, 10th Elul 1403 after the Babylonian Exile (= 1006 CE), in Ramla. The bride’s agent is Menaḥem b. Job al-Ḥalabī, and his appointment was witnessed by David b. Isaac ha-Kohen, the scribe, and Ḵalaf b. […]. The extensive trousseau list of the wealthy bride includes tunics, cushions, mattresses, boxes of ḥalanj wood, several buckets, and houses in Ramla, Ibn Ṣafar-Street, next to the house of Solomon b. [Ḥayyim]. Witnessed by Faraj b. Mevasser ha-Levi, Ṣemaḥ b. […], Ephraim b. Judah, Joseph b. […], and Jacob b. […].</p>

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