The back (verso) side of a piece of ancient papyrus dating from the third century A.D. It is about 5½ inches wide. The strips can be seen running both horizontally and vertically. Two additional strips in the form of an X patch or strengthen it. This piece of papyrus was used for a letter and the address may be faintly seen written vertically on the right hand side of the papyrus. The letter itself is on the front (recto) side of the papyrus. The language is Greek.