Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 55

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Lower part of a tombstone, in three fragments.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 11.1890; 3.1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 42 inches; width 26 inches

Inscription: CELEIA MILES / LEG XX VV / ANNO XL STIP XX / H F
...] Celeia, miles leg(ionis) XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) anno(rum) xl stip(endiorum) xx. H(eres) f(aciendum) [c(uravit)].
...from Celeia, soldier of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, aged 40, served 20 years. His heir erected this.
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