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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
  • Arrowhead, Twechar

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.176/2
    iron
    L 45mm x H 15mm

    Flaming Arrowhead

    Context:
    Courtyard Well at 13.16m Depth
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.115ff, fig.42.1 & 3, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.99.13, fig.32.13
  • Nail

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.175/1
    iron
    H 4.5cm x W 2.5cm

    One of four nails on display together.

    Possibly contained in bag of woven material some traces of which remained when discovered: comprises; split pins (3 pairs), L-shaped staples (3), thin strips (21), strapping, curved strapping (4), bent-over strapping (1-but see F.1936.174), strapping (3; much corroded), heavy L-shaped staple (1), thin sheeting (1), nails (31), twisted handle of knife (1), collar (1), arrowheads, three-winged (7), arrowheads, open (5), hilt mounting, T-shaped (1), spearhead, socketed (2)

    Context:
    Courtyard Well at 11.6m Depth
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.114, fig.41, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 pp.96-7, figs.31-2,
  • Cooking Pot with Handle

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.172
    Copper & Iron
    H 12.5cm x D 11.5cm

    Semicircular handle made of twisted iron wire.

    Context:
    Outer Ditch, SE Corner
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.118-9, fig.26.2, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.94.15, fig.31.15
  • Ring, Finger

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.161
    iron
    D 2.3cm

    Finger Ring

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.119, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.92.3
  • Spear, Socketed

    Scotland
    142-180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.28
    iron
    0.122 x 0.008-0.023m
    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928
  • Spearhead

    Scotland
    142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.27
    iron
    0.105 x 0.012-0.031m
    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928 pl.25b, fig.11

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