Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 60

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone of Legion XX Valeria Victrix. Lower right corner of a panelled tombstone.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (East), Chester

Date: 1887

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 30 inches; width 11 inches

Inscription: G XX VV / X ANN / I H F C
...le]g(ionis) XX V(aleriae) V(ictricis) []x(it) ann(os) [...]i h(eres) f(aciendum) c(uravit)
... of the Twentieth Legion, Valeria Victrix, ... lived ... years. His heir erected this.'

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