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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
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  • Distance Slab, Sixth Legion, Castlehill

    Castlehill
    AD 142 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.6
    Sandstone
    H 76cm x W 149cm x D 18cm

    Inscription: IMP CAESAR T AELIO HADRIANO ANTONINO AVG PIO P P VEXILLATIO LEG VI VICTR P F PER M P III DCLXVIS

    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 3666 ½ paces"

    Found: in or before 1696-1698

    RIB: 2196

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979