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Translation quoted from G. Ruffini, The Bishop, The Eparch and The King: Old Nubian Texts from Qasr Ibrim IV (P.QI 4) [= JJP Supplements], Warsaw 2014 with permission from the editors of the JJP.

Martyrophoros the choiak-eikshil… to Papasa the [unknown title]…

I pay homage to your lordship. Being hungry, I stopped (?) Darousou of Tafa of NN, for he had bought my things for 4 gold pieces. And you, being able to do so, give, dispensing the eparch’s judiciousness. And I had spoken (?) through you to Ngaji, for I wish (for it).