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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
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  • Distance Slab, Twentieth Legion

    Antonine Wall Central
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1
    Sandstone
    H 87cm x W 97cm x D 10.5cm

    Inscription: IMP CAESARI T AELIO HADRIANO ANTONINO AVG PIO P P VEXILLATIO LEG XX VAL VIC F PER MIL P III                           

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of his Country, a detachment of the Twentieth Valiant and Victorious Legion built [this] over a distance of 3000 paces."

    Found: c. 1603

    RIB: 2173

    This stone was found at an unknown location on the line of the Antonine Wall but must belong to the central portion of the Wall line.

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979 p.20, no. 2