end of a letter to Cerialis which transmits a greeting to Lepidina. Compare 247 which may
be from Brocchus. The present letter may also be from Brocchus, but the hand
cannot securely be identified with any of those which occur in his
correspondence and it is likely that other correspondents of Cerialis will have
sent greetings to Lepidina. It is noteworthy that, in relation to the grain of
the wood, the writing slopes markedly down to the right. There is an
interesting ligature of u and a in line 3 (cf.