Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 28

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion II Adiutrix Pia Fidelis. A rectangular slab with round headline, decorated with a half-moon, and asterisks, broken below.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 30 inches; width 32 inches

Inscription: L VALERIVS / L F CLAVDIA / SENECA SAVAR / ES LEG II AD
L(ucius) Valerius L(uci) f(ilius) Claudia (tribu) Seneca Savar(ia) [mil]es leg(ionis) II Ad(iutricis) P(iae) F(idelis) ...
Lucius Valerius Seneca, son of Lucius, of the Claudian voting-tribe, from Savaria, soldier in the Second Legion Adiutrix...
Savaria was a Claudian colony in Upper Pannonia. Latin


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