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Vindolanda Inventory No. 87.766

Introduction

A small scrap with part of one line. . The top of the tablet is preserved and the way this line is written strongly suggests that we have the first line of a letter, i.e. one being sent by a person whose name ended -ustus to a person whose name began Ma-.

1 ]ustus ma[
. . . . .