PW 108 Inv 149

 

Recto:

[I pray to the] all-merciful God, that you [receive] in good health my salutation transmitted by letter. [God] knows [that I - - - ] Oxyrhynchos by day and night [seeing] you in dreams. [I beseech you], send me a letter [soon], [for] the fire [of my love and desire consumes] my heart. Aphrodite [burns me] with torches, [Eros] was delighted (?) having taken (?) but one arrow [ - - - ] seeking your so lovely face [ - - - ] that from Oxyrhynchos up to Herakleopolis two [ - - - ] - - - seeking your right breast. [For pain] tormented [me] - - - , not as a result of weakness, ]but] because my love for you. Much

[ - - - ] to (?) your mother [ - - - - - - ]

 

Verso:

[I greet - - - ] your brother - - - , your mother (?) [ ] and everybody with you.