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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
  • Bottle, Neck and Rim

    Balmuildy fort
    Ad 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.141A
    Glass
    0.065 x 0.015 m

    Labelled "57"

    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922 pl. LII, fig.3
  • Statuette of Victory

    Balmuildy farm
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.9
    Sandstone
    0.56 x 0.33 x 0.10m
    Context:
    annexe, SE of fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922 PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934
  • Shoe, Calceus (fragments)

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1985.4
    Leather
    L c.175mm

    lined with stitch- or nail-holes

    Context:
    Room 5, fill of the fortlet ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.92.3, PUBL KEPPIE, L.J. 1985 microfiche, p.1.4
  • Tent Fragments

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.148
    Leather
    H 0.08-0.225m x L 0.02-0.14

    tent panels with stitching along turned-over hem for attachment of fixings or waterproofing overlap;  one offcut

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.106, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 pp.84.2-3, 86.25, fig.26.25:27.38
  • Leather Strip Fragment

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.144
    Leather
    H 0.003m x L 0.01m

    Lower margin scalloped and stitched with thongs  in continuous herring-bone chain; apparently cut off with a knife and discarded, possibly a part of a piece of clothing.

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.106, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.88.37, fig.27.37
  • Satchel, Fragments

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.143
    Leather
    H 0.45m x L 0.3m (originally)

    made from a single sheet, doubled over and stitched at both ends with leather thongs in a continuous herringbone chain: includes fragment of carrying strap: repaired hole in bottom left corner may have been caused by tools carried therein (see 1975 references)

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.106, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.90.39, fig.28.39 PUBL RICHMOND, I.A., 1935 p.9
  • Shoes, Socci and Soleae, left & right feet, soles

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.140
    Leather

    chamfering, slits at edges to receive thongs

    one soccus (1975, p.65.1) incised on sole;Q(uintus) O(...) A(...)

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.102ff, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 pp.65.1-5, 66.3, fig.21.1-3
  • Shoes, Calcei, soles with heelguard

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.131
    Leather
    various

    See References Memo and Robertson, 1975 for detailed descriptions

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.105, fig.36.10? PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 not listed, but see fig.26.28
  • Shoes, Fragments, Various

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.130
    Leather
    L 0.175m

    Form; carbatinae and calcei. See References Memo and Robertson, 1975 for detailed descriptions; 3 missing?

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.101ff PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975
  • Shoe, Calceus, type C

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.129
    Leather
    L 0.175m

    form; elaborately worked, resembling a modern brogue, possibly matched with inner (now lost); attached fragment, upper, right side: decoration; scalloping along top margin of quarters, radiating strips, punched triangles, circles and squares: other fragments include a triple loop

    Context:
    Refuse Pit or Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.104, fig.37, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.72, nos.30-1, fig.23.30-1

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