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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
  • Found
  • Date
  • Held
  • Accession number
  • Material
  • Dimensions
  • Video
  • Legionary Denarius of Mark Antony

    Bearsden
    31 -32 BC
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 35394
    Silver
  • Sestertius of Hadrian

    Bar Hill Fort
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 35392
    Brass
  • Head of a Satyr

    Birrens Fort
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 138052
    Bronze
    5 x 5.6 cms
  • Amphora (fragment)

    Loudoun Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Huntarian Museum
    GLAHM F.1952.33
    Clay
    H: 48cm [60cm on stand]; W; 30cm

    A large jar used to transport consumables for the Roman soldiers.

    References: DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194
  • Cheese Press, weight

    Loudon Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1946.19
    Lead
    2.5cm high x 7cm diameter

    Inscription: IIII (signifying 4 Roman pounds weight = 2.7 British pounds)

    References: DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 p.5, PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194 & 210,
  • Cheese Press

    Balmuildy fort
    Ad 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.602
    Clay
    8cm high x 17cm diameter
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922
  • Minerva-head Harness Stud

    Corbiehall farm
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1990.18
    Bronze
    3.5cm x 3cms

    Bronze stud of the head of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of Wisdom, which would have adorned a horses harness.

  • Lamp

    Loudoun Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1944.1
    Bronze
    12cm long; 5.5cm high

    Pear-shaped, with circular footstand, fitted with chains for suspension; double-looped handle, surmounted by crescent-shaped ornament and three rings for the attachment of chains; separate (fourth) ring for linking chains at the point of hanging, survives. Footnote; for similar lamps, see folllowing; B.M. Guide to the Antiquities of Roman Britain, 1956, fig.20.4 (Colchester): PSAS, 1901, 400 (Camelon) and (for chains) ORL, 33, 1910, 53 (Stockstadt)

    References: PUBL ROBERTSON, A.S. 1953 extract DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 p.3 PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194 & 210
  • Seal-box, lower half

    Corbiehall farm
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAMH F.1954.92
    Bronze
    0.875" (diameter)

    catalogued with bronze disc, making two parts, but it is Not clear whether the two are parts of the same box. Robertson (op.cit. under Refs) illustrates both together but makes no mention of the disc in the text.

    Context:
    Castledykes fort, E.enclosure, westerly hollow, section 26, Roman, Antonine
    References: PUBL ROBERTSON, ANNE S., 1964 p.160.12; pl.7.12
  • Enamelled Seal Box

    Cleghorn
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1989.6
    Bronze
    2.4 x 3.3 cms

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