Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 57

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Fragment of a gabled tombstone.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 9.1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 28 inches; width 16 inches

Inscription: M / SACRO / XXVV / MI
[D(is)] M(anibus) [...]sarco [... leg(ionis)] XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) [c(enturia) ...]mi
To the departed spirits, ...]sarco[..., of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, from the century of ..]mius.
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