Roger S. Bagnall is Professor of Ancient History and Leon Levy Director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. Rodney Ast is Senior Research and Teaching Associate at the University of Heidelberg. Clementina Caputo is Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Collaborative Research Centre 933, "Material Text Cultures", at the University of Heidelberg. She has been a member of the Dime excavation team since 2006 and the Amheida excavation team since 2009. She is an archaeologist working on Graeco-Roman pottery and ceramic writing supports in Egypt. Rafaella Cribiore is Professor of Classics at New York University. She is a specialist in ancient education and her work at Amheida has included study of the schoolroom excavated at the site. Before moving to NYU in 2008, Cribiore taught at Columbia University and in 2010 was the Townsend Lecturer at Cornell.