Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 52

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Gabled tombstone, broken into several fragments. Above the inscribed panel is a wreath, a roundel and two wheel disks with trees filling the gaps. The end of the inscription is lost

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 10.1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 46 inches; width 30 inches

Inscription: DIS MANI / BVS Q VIB / IVS SECUN / DUS / ANNIE S / IS CREMON / A MILES LEG XX / VV C OCTAVIA
Dis Manibus Q(uintus) Vibius Secundus, Annie(n)sis Cremona, miles leg(ionis) XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis), c(enturia) Octavia[ni] ...
To the departed spirits, Quintus Vibius Secundus, of the Aniensian voting-tribe from Cremona, soldier of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, in the century of Octavianus...
Cremona is in northern Italy. Latin


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