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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
  • Bowl, Rim Fragment, Samian, Dr. 37

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 165 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1993.1/1
    Clay
    D 23mm

    Reddish-buff clay with dull, red gloss.

    Marks: maker's stamp, Cinnamus.

    Manufactured 2nd century AD Lezoux, Dijon, France.

    Context:
    Layer 3A Phase 2B, Fort, Peel Park, Kirkintilloch
    References: CAT Miller, S.N. 1922 127, fig. XXVII FIG KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1986 89
  • Mortarium Rim Fragment

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1961.10
    Clay

    hard, white clay with black grit inclusions

    imprinted with maker's stamp- ?LOI AIN..  or..TIVIO...(Check literature)

    Context:
    Fort, Peel Park, Kirkintilloch
    References: PUBL MacDONALD, Sir G. 1934 pp.282-296, PUBL ROBERTSON, Prof. A.S. 1964 pp.180-201,
  • Amphora, Handle Fragment, pinkish-buff

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1961.9
    Clay

    hard, buff clay with thumbprint

    Context:
    Fort, Peel Park, Kirkintilloch
    References: PUBL 0 PUBL 0 PUBL MacDONALD, Sir G. 1934 pp.282-296, PUBL ROBERTSON, Prof. A.S. 1964 pp.180-201
  • Amphora (partial)

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.53
    Clay
    H 0.47m x L 0.51m

    Marks: Q...

    Manufactured in Spain, first half of 2nd century AD

    Possibility that it has been stamped twice or maybe it is a double line stamp; the clear diagonal line is a fracture. Attribution by CEIPAC http://ceipac.ub.edu/index_en.html

    Context:
    Cowgate Street, Kirkintilloch
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934
  • Denarius of Nerva

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 300 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1960.169
    Clay
    D 0.7"

    Obverse: Head of Nerva, Laureate
    IMP NERVA CAES AVGP M TR P (II) COS II (I) PP

    Reverse: clasped hands (holding aquila on prow)
    CONCORDIA EXERCITUUM

    Context:
    Roman Fort, Peel Park, Kirkintilloch
    References: PUBL MADONALD, Sir G. 1934 pp.282-296 PUBL ROBERTSON, Prof. A. S. 1963 pp.180-201
  • Male Torso (fragment)

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.45
    Sandstone
    H 23cm x L 23cm x W 11cm

    Found in a pit SW of south defences during canal construction.

    Context:
    vicinity of Auchendavy Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL KEPPIE & ARNOLD 1984 CAT 0
  • Gravestone of a Soldier

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.41
    Sandstone
    H 0.69m x L 0.55m x W 0.14m
    Context:
    'tumulus' E of Shirva House, Shirva Farm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL KEPPIE & ARNOLD 1984 CAT 0
  • Sepulchral Slab of Reclining Female Figure

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.40
    Sandstone
    H 0.68m x L 1.01m x W 0.26m

    Basic similarity between F.39 & F.40 suggests the pair may have been husband and wife and the slabs erected in deliberate association; probably with inscribed panel

    Probably removed from the cemetery at Auchendavy or Bar Hill Fort

    Reused in construction of an earth-house

    Context:
    'tumulus' E of Shirva House, Shirva Farm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. & ARNOLRD, B.J. 1984
  • Sepulchral Slab of Reclining Male Figure

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.39
    Sandstone
    H 0.68m x L 0.96m

    Basic similarity between F.39 & F.40 suggests the pair may have been husband and wife and the slabs erected in deliberate association; probably with inscribed panel

    Probably removed from the cemetery at Auchendavy or Bar Hill Fort

    Reused in construction of earth-house

    [numbered in LK's book F.29]

    Context:
    'tumulus' E of Shirva House, Shirva Farm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL KEPPIE & ARNOLD 1984
  • Tombstone of Verecunda

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.38
    Gritstone
    H 0.91m x L 0.54m x W 0.15m

    Inscription: D M VERECVNDAE
    Inscription reads: "To the spirits of the departed [and] of Verecunda"

    Found c.1729 approx 1.5km west of Bar Hill Fort

    Reused in construction of an earth-house

    Context:
    'tumulus' E of Shirva House, Shirva Farm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE & ARNOLD 1984

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