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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
  • Found
  • Date
  • Held
  • Accession number
  • Material
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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
  • Distance Slab, Second Legion, Summerston

    Summerston Farm
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.5
    Sandstone
    H 60cm x W 134cm x D 14cm

    Inscription: IMP CAES TITO AELIO HADRIANO ANTONINO AVG PIO P P LEG II AVG PEP M P III DCLXVIS

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, father of his country, the Second Augustan Legion completed [this work] over a distance of 3666 ½ paces"

    Found: before 1694

    RIB: RIB 2193

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979
  • Distance Slab, Second Legion, Bishopbriggs

    Cawder House
    AD 142 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.4
    Sandstone
    H 63cm x W 93cm x D 17.5cm

    Inscription:

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, father of his country, the Second Augustan Legion [built this] over a distance of 3666 ½ paces"

    Found: In, or before, 1604

    RIB: 2186

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979
  • Distance Slab, Twentieth Legion

    Antonine Wall Central
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1
    Sandstone
    H 87cm x W 97cm x D 10.5cm

    Inscription: IMP CAESARI T AELIO HADRIANO ANTONINO AVG PIO P P VEXILLATIO LEG XX VAL VIC F PER MIL P III                           

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of his Country, a detachment of the Twentieth Valiant and Victorious Legion built [this] over a distance of 3000 paces."

    Found: c. 1603

    RIB: 2173

    This stone was found at an unknown location on the line of the Antonine Wall but must belong to the central portion of the Wall line.

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979 p.20, no. 2
  • Distance Slab, Twentieth Legion, Kirkintilloch

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.3
    Sandstone
    H 44cm x L 59cm x W 38cm

    Inscription: LEG XX VV FEC M P III P III CCCIV

    Inscription reads: "The Twentieth Legion Valeria Victrix completed 3000 [paces], 3304 feet" (a total of 3660 and 4/5 paces).

    Found: 1789

    RIB: 2184

    Context:
    Roman ditch, Eastermains Farm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965 PUBL KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1979
  • 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
  • Distance Slab, Twentieth Legion, Clydebank

    Clydebank
    AD 142-80
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM:F.15
    Sandstone
    H 69cm

    Inscription: IMP C T AE HADRIANO ANTONINO AUG PIO P P VEX LEG XX V V FEC P IIII CDXI

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, father of his country, a detachment of the Twentieth Valiant and Victorious Legion."

    Found: Before 1684

    RIB: 2208

     

    Context:
    Ferrydyke, Old Kilpatrick, Clydebank District, Strathclyde Region, Scotland
  • Distance slab, Twentieth Legion, Clydebank

    Clydebank
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian
    GLAHM:F.14
    Sandstone
    H 66cm

    Inscription: [I]MP C T AE [H]ADRIANO [A]NTONINO [AV]G PIO P P [VEX L]EG XX VV [PP IIII C]DXI [FEC]

    Inscription reads: "For the Emperor Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, father of his country, a detachment of the Twentieth Valiant and Victorious Legion.'

    Found: before 1695

    RIB: 2206

    Context:
    unknown, but probably near Old Kilpatrick, Clydebank District, Strathclyde Region, Scotland
    References:
  • Distance Slab, Sixth Legion, Clydebank

    Clydebank
    AD142-80
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM:F.13
    Sandstone
    H 53cm

    Inscription: IMP C T AELIO HADRIANO ANTONINO AVG P P VEX LEG VI VIC P F OPVS VALLI P MMMM CXLI.

    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 [completed] the rampart work [over a distance of] 4141 feet".

    Found: before 1695.

    RIB: 2205.  

     

    Context:
    unknown, probably Dalnotter Burn, Old Kilpatrick, Clydebank District, Strathclyde, Scotland

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