Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 27

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion II Adiutrix Pia Fidelis. Gable-topped, broken below; the capital is much worn, but has traces of a palm-leaf decoration.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 9.1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 33 inches; width 24 inches

Inscription: Q VALERI / VS Q F CLA / FRONTO CELE / A MILES LEG / II AD P F AN / NORVM L / STIPENDIORU / M XXV
Q(uintus) Valerius Q(uinti) f(ilius) Cla(udia tribu) Fronto Celea miles leg(ionis) II Ad(iutricis) P(iae) F(idelis) annorum l stipendiorum xxv[...
Quintus Valerius Fronto, sone of Quintus, of the Claudian voting-tribe, from Celea, soldier in the Second Legion Adiutrix Pia Fidelis; aged 50, of 25(?) years' service.
Celea, usually spelt Celeia, was a Roman Colonia in Noricum. Latin


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