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Title: Contract for the Purchase of an Estate
Location: Northern Afghanistan
Materials: ink on leather; with 2 clay sealings
Dimensions: 57.2 x 33.2 cm
Accession Number: DOC 6
Bactrian document; recto: 34 lines (closed copy) + 31 lines (open copy); verso: 5 lines (names and titles of seal-owners). Complete and perfectly preserved.
One section of the document was originally rolled and sealed with 5 clay sealings, 2 of which, with an additional 2 strings, survive.
N. Sims-Williams, Bactrian Documents from Northern Afghanistan I, Studies in the Khalili Collection, volume III, part I, revised edition, London 2012, Document L, pp.58–65.
N. Sims-Williams, Bactrian Documents from Northern Afghanistan III, Studies in the Khalili Collection, volume III, part III, London 2012, Document L, p.13, pls 29–34.