MS. Heb. a. 2/3

Cowley Catalogue number: 2805

Part of volume:

MS. Heb. a. 2

Physical Description:

Or‎.‎ squ‎.‎ char‎.‎‎;‎ vellum ‎.‎


Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890-1 (from the Genizah).

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Fragments of Hebrew documents


3a - 3b
3a 3b


Main language: Hebrew.

a in which the property of Judah, which was in the hands of Netira son of Tobiah of Nisibis, was ordered by the זקנים to be restored to Judah’s sons, Sahl and Ḥosein. The date is cut off, only Monday the 7th of Tishri can be read, and the place where the elders decided the matter is חנס מצרים.
b The date 4750 A.M. = 990 A.D. is, however, given in fragment b, where Netira has the title of כהן. The signatures of the elders are missing in both fragments.
c Aminah daughter of Moses with her husband and her two daughters סיידה and סותית renounces all right to the property in her possession; the document is much cut, the signatures are missing, and of the date and place only the following can be made out: 19th of Tebeth, 47.., .. שעל לשון ים מצרים.
Location 3b. (MS_Heb_a_2_3b)Verso Fragments of a liturgy for the טל beg‎.‎ as follows‎:‎ הם אשר נתברכו בטל ילדות טל לאב המון ניתן בקץ רביבי טל ‎;‎ the months and the planets are mentioned in the last strophe‎.‎


  • Deeds. Various.
  • Liturgy. טל.