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Objects Database

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

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.2
    Sandstone
    H 77cm x L 159cm x W 16.5cm

    Inscription: IMP CAESARI T AELIO HADRIANO ANTONINO AVG PIO P P VEXILLA LEG VI VIC P F PER M P

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of his Country, a detachment of the Sixth Victorious Loyal and Faithful Legion [built this] over a distance of... thousand feet."

    Found: c.1740.

    RIB: 2185.

     

    Context:
    'a little bewest Inchbelly Bridge', about a mile N.E. of Kirkintilloch Fort, Eastermains
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979 p.12, no.3