Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 44

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Gable-topped tombstone, in three fragments, with part of the gable and the base broken away.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 1892

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 34 inches; width 24 inches

Inscription: G IULIUS G CL / QVARTVS CEL / MIL LEG XX VV / C T FLAVI PRO / AN XXX ST VII / RVSIVS MO N
G(aius) Iulius G(ai filius) Cl(audia tribu) Quartus Cel(eia) mil(es) leg(ionis) XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) c(enturia) T(iti) Flavi Pro(...) an(norum) xxx st(ipendiorum) vii Rusius Mo[.]N
Gaius Julius Quartus, son of Gaius, of the Claudian voting-tribe, from Celeia, soldier in the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, in the century of Titus Flavius Pro(...), aged 30, of 7 years' service, Rusius Mo.. (had this set up).
Celeia was a Roman colony in Noricum Latin


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