The soldier shown on this tombstone came from the region of the present-day Netherlands and belonged to an auxiliary cavalry regiment stationed at Corinium in the west of England. The tombstone offers a good starting point from which to explore the Roman army, the cultural diversity of the Roman army in Britain and the value of tombstones and their inscriptions for finding out about Roman Britain.
Corinium (Cirencester), Gloucestershire, England
about AD 60
height: 210 cm
width: 81 cm
depth: 24 cm
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