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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
  • Marble

    Balmuildy farm
    AD 42-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.175/1
    Clay, fired
    17mm diameter

     One of a set of six, see F.1922.175/2-6, for playing marbles.

    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922
  • Amphora (fragment)

    Loudoun Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Huntarian Museum
    GLAHM F.1952.33
    Clay
    H: 48cm [60cm on stand]; W; 30cm

    A large jar used to transport consumables for the Roman soldiers.

    References: DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194
  • Cheese Press

    Balmuildy fort
    Ad 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.602
    Clay
    8cm high x 17cm diameter
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922
  • platter, samian, (form 18/31), shallow

    Balmuildy farm
    AD 42 - 180
    Huntarian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.207
    Clay, fired
    0.1875 (est.diam.) x 0.0925 m (base)
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922
  • Mortarium Rim Fragment, Grey

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.474
    Clay

    marks: Manufacturer's stamp; AXCHA (retrograde)

    fabric: hard white clay

    manufacture: VARIOUS Wroxeter

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.69-70, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.142.3; fig.49.3
  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr 37, rim, body & base fragments, red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.435
    Clay

    marks: C] IN (N is reversed)

    fabric: fairly hard, orange clay with matt glaze

    decoration: Cinnamus' ovolo 1, free-style hunting scene, animal types 0.1497J, 0.1539 with corn stook, 0.1421 with corn stook, 0.1633L (similar)

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.134.35; fig.47.35
  • Bowl, rim fragment, Samian, form Dr. 37, red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.414
    Clay

    marks: CINNAMIM (stamped retrograde)

    fabric; hard, red clay with dull glaze

    decoration:  Cinnamus' ovolo 3; stamp in medallion above type 0.52 (D.36)

    manufacture: CINNAMUS, France

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp. 74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.130.14; fig.45.14
  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr. 37, Body Fragments, Red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.410
    Clay

    marks: CINN (in one panel)

    fabric: fairly hard, red clay with bright glaze

    decoration: in panels of festoons and medallions: figure types are-Perseus O,147A, animal O.46 (D.28), and two figures together in medallion of which the figure to the right is Vulcan O.66 (D.39)

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp. 74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.130.10a; fig.45.10a
  • Platter, Bar Hill Fort

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.317
    Clay

    fabric: very hard, fine, red clay with glossy glaze

    marks: MALLVROF (die 3a)

    manufacture: MALLURO i AD 145 - 179, Lezoux, Puy de Dome, France

    samian, form Dr.18/31, base fragments

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK,A. 1906 p.76, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. and KEPPIE, L. 1975 127.2, fig.44.2
  • Cup, samian, form Dr.33, base

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.312
    Clay

    Fabric: soft, red clay with dull red glaze

    Marks: [DIVIC]ATVSF

    Manufacture: DIVICATUS (die 3d) AD 140 - 170, Lezoux, Puy de Dome, France

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK,A. 1906 p.76, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. and KEPPIE, L. 1975 pp.127.7, 128; fig.44.7

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