Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 87

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Tombstone fragment, with left margin intact; originally bearing a relief of a horseman riding down a fallen barbarian, but only the hind legs of the horse survive. Below is the commencement of an inscription.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (West), Chester

Date: 1891

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 23 inches; width 38 inches

Inscription: M VALER M F / CLAVD MARTIALIS ...
M(arcus) Valer(ius) M(arci) f(ilius) Claud(ia tribu) Martialis [...
Marcus Valerius Martialis, son of Marcus, of the Claudian voting-tribe ...
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