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TVI Publication No. 2

Vindolanda Inventory No. 32


With the evidence of the tablets found in the 1980s, there is no difficulty in recognising the category to which this text belongs and the unit involved as the Ninth Cohort of Batavians, despite the fact that a break in the leaf makes the reading of the numeral by no means straightforward (see line 2 note). The script has a number of serifs - l is a particularly emphatic example.

n 1 pr(idie) Nonas Iulia[s
n 2 viiii Bat[auorum
3 ad locum [
4 et imped[imenta
. . . . . . .