Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 31

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion II Adiutrix Pia Fidelis. Three fragments of a rectangular tombstone with rounded headline and with rosettes in the spandrels. The first three lines of the inscription have been chiselled away.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 49 inches; width 29 inches

Inscription: .... / LEG II AD P F / C METI FEROCIS / ANNOR XXXI / STIPENDIORVM / XIII HERES / FACI CURAUIT
...] leg(ionis) II Ad(iutricis) P(iae) F(idelis) c(enturia) Meti Ferocis, annor(um) xxxi stipendiorum xiii. Heres faci[endum] curavit.
....(soldier) of the Second Legion Adiutrix Pia Fidelis, in the century of Metius Ferox, aged 31, of 13 years' service. His heir caused this to be set up.
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