Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 11
Object name: religious dedication
Description: Tombstone of altar type, with left bolster cemented on and right bolster missing. On left side, patera; on right, jug. The mouldings of base and capital have been dressed off, and the die is much weathered.
Place found: North Wall (West), Chester
Dimensions: height 38 inches; width 18 inches
Inscription: D M / ANNI / CESTIVS / MIL LEG XX / V AN X III
D(is) M(anibus) Anni [...] Cesti [...] mil(es) leg(ionis) X[X] V(aleriae) [V(ictricis)] an(norum) xiii
To the spirits of the departed: Anni[...] Cesti[us...] soldier of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, aged 18 (or 23, or 43) years