Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 56
Object name: inscribed tombstone
Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Fragment from the left margin of a tombstone. The man may have been called Clemens or similar.
Place found: North Wall (West), Chester
Dimensions: height 14 inches; width 29 inches
Inscription: PAL / ENS OIA / LEG XX VV M
...] Pal(atina tribu) [...] ens Oia[...] leg(ionis) XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) m[ilitavit...
...of the Palatine voting-tribe [...]ens from Oia, [...] of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, served [...
Oia (now Tripoli in Libya) is known to have furnished legionary recruits. Latin