Tyne and Wear HER(901): South Shields vicus, Roman tombstone - Details
South Shields vicus, Roman tombstone
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Fragment of a gabled tombstone found shortly before 1732 at South Shields. This was noted and drawn by Horsley before being lost. Its inscription reads: D(is) M(anibus); ... To the spirits of the departed...
<< HER 901 >> J. Horsley, 1732, Britannia Romana, 1974 ed., pp. 194 N54 III, 287 R.G. Collingwood & R.P. Wright, 1965, The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, 1066