Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 32
Object name: inscribed tombstone
Description: Tombstone of Legion II Adiutrix Pia Fidelis. Right-hand part of a tombstone, a rectangular slab with round headline.
Place found: North Wall (West), Chester
Dimensions: height 32 inches; width 13 inches
Inscription: ...MIUS / ...I / ...DIA / ...APRO / ...EG II / ...F / ...XX
[...]mius [...]i (filius) Claudia (tribu) [...] Apro [mil(es) l]eg(ionis) II [Ad(iutricis) P(iae)] F(idelis) [...] xx [...
...mius, son of ..., of the Claudian voting-tribe, from Aprus, soldier of the Second Legion Adiutrix Pia Fidelis, ...20...
The stone records a man, of the Claudian tribe, from Aprus, who served in the Second Legion Adiutrix. Whether the numeral xx in the lowest surviving line denotes the man's age or service, and whether it was originally xx or some larger figure, cannot now be determined in the broken state of the stone. Latin