An Ottoman bronze seal, from the early 18th century CE.

Inscription: الثيح \عبد \ الفتاح \ التميمي; ‛Abd al-Fatah al Tamimi The Sheikh.

‛Abd al-Fatah al Tamimi was a well known Muslim judge and legislator, serving as kadi in Nablus, Ramla and Gaza, and as deputy-Mufti in Jerusalem. This seal is one of several Ottoman seals of the 18th–20th centuries found by the project, many bearing given names and official titles


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