Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 39

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Upper part of a rectangular tombstone with moulded edges, broken vertically.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 9.1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 21 inches; width 34 inches

Inscription: L CAIATVS / L F GAL SEX / TINVS LVG / MIL LEG XX VV
L(ucius) Caiatius L(uci) f(ilius) Gal(eria tribu) Sextinus Lug(duno) mil(es) leg(ionis) XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) [...
Lucius Caiatius Sextinus, son of Lucius, of the Galerian voting-tribe, from Lugdunum, soldier in the Twentieth Legion...
Lugdunum, now Lyon, was a Roman colonia in southern Gaul (south-central France) Latin


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