Contract for the Purchase of an Estate

ink on leather; with clay sealing

72.3 x 26.5cm

Bactrian document; recto: 40 lines (closed copy) + 45 lines (open copy); verso: blank. Complete and well preserved. One section originally rolled and sealed with three sealings which have survived intact.

N. Sims-Williams, Bactrian Documents from Northern Afghanistan I, Studies in the Khalili Collection, volume III, part I, revised edition, London 2012, Document V, pp.116–125.

N. Sims-Williams, Bactrian Documents from Northern Afghanistan III, Studies in the Khalili Collection, volume III, part III, London 2012, Document V, p.16, pls 85–90.