Bust of Silenus, Bar Hill
A stone bust of the Roman god Silenus, both arms folded across chest, with fists clenched and middle fingers extended. The Romans believed Silenus offered protection against the evil eye. It was found during excavations at Bar Hill fort, north of the granary, "among the ashes of a rudely constructed hearth". Dimensions: 0.033 x 0.0275 x 0.012m.
Hunterian Museum GLAHM F.1936.5