Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 58

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Lower part of a tombstone, broken across the right corner and with top and left margins broken away.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 3.1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 29 inches; width 35 inches

Inscription: XX VV ANN / I STIP XVII / H F C
...leg(ionis)] XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) ann(orum) [...]i stip(endiorum) xvii h(eres) f(aciendum) c(uravit)
... of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, aged [...]I, served 17 years. His heir erected this.

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