Inscribed tombstone

Record number: CHEGM: 1999 6 94

Object name: inscribed tombstone

Description: Fragment from the middle of the right-hand side of a tombstone, with part of the right margin.

Period: Roman

Place found: North Wall (East), Chester

Date: 1887

Material: stone

Dimensions: height 14 inches; width 17 inches

Inscription: ...MISSICI / VA B TR / XXIII VIXIT / V
...]missici [...]ua b(enegiciari) tr(ibuni) [mil(itavit) ann(os)] xxiii vixit [...]v
Time-expired soldier from [...]ua, seconded to special duty by a military tribune, of 23 years' service, lived...
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