3 ... the new moon … the Egyptians attacked the guards and set an ambush at the garrison.
But the guards, perceiving this in advance, ... to the garrison. They turned away
towards the houses outside the garrison and, turning their war machine towards the
house of Nechthenibis, the one on the public walk, they went up into it. And, since
they perceived that they have damaged a certain portion of the vine props, they are
now fleeing. Know that the Egyptians are not guarding the village as we ordered them
to at the beginning, on account of the fact that Kallias is not giving a share nor
making a payment to us, but …