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TVII Tablet: 506
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Title: Letter
Category: Descripta


Two non-joining fragments; of the smaller only traces of two lines survive. The larger has the ends of the first seven lines of a letter. Of lines 5-7 only odd letters can be read.


. . . . . .
n 1 ]aeco
2 salutem
n 3 ]. equites .[
4 ]ndam ...[
5 traces
6 traces
7 traces
. . . . . .



1          The end of line 1 clearly has the name of the addressee: perhaps C]aeco (but an alternative possibility is ]afio). suo must have been written on line 2 unless this line considerably overran the fold.

3          4. Lines 3-4 may have contained a reference to the despatch of cavalrymen to Vindolanda, but there are clearly numerous other possibilities.

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