a me saluta: cf. 260.6.
The hand may well be the same as the second hand of 248, in which
case it is likely to be the hand of Aelius Brocchus (see 248.ii.12-4
uale mi domine: in the ed.
pr. we hesitantly suggested ualeas. The
reading adopted, which was suggested by Cugusi (1987), 118 and CEL 93.2, is
certainly preferable, although the form of m is decidedly odd.
Below the address to Cerialis there are traces at the bottom edge of the
fragment which we did not notice in the ed. pr. These are too
exiguous to hazard a reading.