Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 81

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Half of a massive tombstone, broken on the right and left margins; probably the base of a monument. The inscription is weathered.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (East), Chester

Date: 8.1887

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 22 inches; width 31 inches; depth 15 inches

Inscription: D / G LUICINU / VETERANU / VIX AN LXXX / CURA A AEL / CANDI
D(is) [M(anibus)] G(aius) Liciniu[s...] verteranu[s...] vix(it) an(nos) lxxx[...] cura(m) a(gente) Ael[io] Candi[do]
To the spirits of the departed, Gaius Licinius ... veteran ... lived 80 years; Aelius Candidus had charge (of setting this up)
Latin


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