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CAJS Rar Ms 466 Marriage contract

Title

Marriage contract

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CAJS Rar Ms 466
(420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106-3703, University of Pennsylvania, Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

Aramaic and Hebrew

Origin

Date
5623 (1862)

Summary

Manuscript ketubah with standard ketubah text in black ink in Aramaic and Hebrew in Sephardic semi-cursive script. Leaf sides have straight edges save for the top which is tapered, with verses from Scripture in block Hebrew print, colored with gouache by a later hand, surrounding the ketubah text: Proverbs (18:22) straight across the top; Ruth (4:11) extends from tapered top to left column; abridged verse from Ecclesiastes (9:9) in right column with abridged verse from Genesis (49:22) extending to tapered top. Wedding took place on 6 Tishre 5623 (30 Sept. 1862), in Aleppo, Syria. With the unusual presence of only one witness signature.

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Extent

1 leaf : 52.1 X 25.5 cm

Support

Parchment

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