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Te. P.Cair.IslArt inv. 4224

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Inventory Number Te. P.Cair.IslArt inv. 4224
Publication Number P.MukhliṣĀqdānikāḥ 1
Current Location Cairo, Islamic art museum
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Finder (= First Purchaser) Saīd Bey Kashaba
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Cairo
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution excavation finds
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1915 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Saīd Bey Kashaba


Object Type Textile
Dating of Object 734 AH/ 1334 CE
Criteria for Dating Date in the text.
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Script, Primary Arabic
Language, Primary Arabic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 32
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title The marriage contract of Prince ʿAlam al-Dīn and his wife Princess Umm al-Khaīr.
Text Types
  • documentary | marriage contract
Summary of Content The marriage contract of Prince ʿAlam al-Dīn and his wife Umm al-Khaīr, which was done by the judge of Aswān.
Location of Composition unknown unknown Egypt (Certainty: )
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Religion Islam




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
734 AH Ramadān 22 1334 May 27 CE Date in the text.;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 312156
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ahmed Kamal
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 312156 (= Te. P.Cair.IslArt inv. 4224), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ahmed Kamal.