Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 34

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion II Adiutrix Pia Fidelis. Upper part only, with upper and lower margins broken.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 12.1890

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 18 inches; width 30 inches

Inscription: SEBDIVS L F TR / DENS AEQV
Sebdius L(uci) f(ilius) Tr[o(mentina tribu) Pu]dens Aequ[o...
Sebdius Pudens, son of Lucius, of the Tromentine voting-tribe, from Aequum
From Aequum, a Claudian colony in Dalmatia, recruits were drawn for several legions. Pudens may have served in either the Seond Legion Adiutrix or in the Twentieth Legion. Latin


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