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Vindolanda Inventory No. 85.188
joining fragments of a leaf containing part of a letter to Cerialis. It seems
probable that we have the ends of some lines in the left-hand column, which
overran the fold, and the beginnings of lines in the right-hand column. What is
preserved of the address on the back shows that between a third and a half of
the line length in the right-hand column is missing. The preserved part of the
text seems to be referring to the despatch of something. The hand uses a high
percentage of ligatures which, in view of the small amount remaining, make it
very difficult to read.
I have sent to you ... through (?) a cavalryman from ... (Back) To Flavius
Cerialis, prefect of the cohort."
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