Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 114

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Lower portion of a tombstone. The upper part is said to have been found with it but to have perished, although images and a transcription of the inscription to survive.

Period: Roman

Place found: Chester Castle, Chester

Date: 1831

Material: stone

Dimensions: lower portion height 14 inches; lower portion width 14 inches; lower and upper portions height 24 inches; lower and upper portions width 14 inches

Inscription: upper portion M / PR : IM / AE NA
[D(is)] M(anibus) [...]pr im [...] ae na
To the spirits of the departed, ...

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