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Roman letter with ask for supplies for Saturnalia

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Roman letter asking for supplies for Saturnalia
Roman letter with ask for supplies for Saturnalia

Roman wooden tablet, which acted as a letter. Still we can read that sender is asking for the supply of food for the Saturnalia festival. The object comes from Vindolanda (northern England).

The author of the letter is a slave and addresses the words to his brother. The content of the letter is hardly understandable, but it may follow that the author asks brother to provide donkeys and radishes.


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