Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 70

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone, broken across the top and through the fourth line of the text.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (East), Chester

Date: 1887

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 24 inches; width 33 inches

Inscription: D M / M CLVVI M / ANI VALENTIVS / FORO IVLI
D(is) M(anibus) M(arcus) Cluvi(us) M(arci filius) Ani(ensi tribu) Valentius Foro Iuli [...
To the departed spirits, Marcus Cluvius Valentius, son of Marcus, of the Aniensian voting-tribe, from Forum Juli...
Forum Juli was a Roman colonia on the south-east coast of Gaul, now Frejus. He may have been a Gaulish recruit of the Twentieth Legion. Latin


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