Upper edge has concave indentation like an anvil worn down by hammering of metal objects with a sharp edge. One side has similar indentation showing concentric semicircular marks. Suggest anvil for manufacturing nails. (JCH. 7/96)
This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
- Accession number
Mandril / AnvilBalmuildy farmAD 42 - 180GLAHM F.1922.98Hunterian Museumiron0.05 x 0.015 x 0.015 m
NailsOld KilpatrickAD 142-80GLAHM:F.1928.45Hunterian Museumiron
Nails, headless, square-sectioned.Context:Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland.
NailsOld KilpatrickAD 142-80GLAHM:F.1928.44Hunterian Museumiron
Nails, with square head,; square-sectioned. 1/2 of original assemblage missing (perhaps including 1 unnumbered nail present). But see also Main Hall (6), .44/18 on display.Context:Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
NailsOld KilpatrickAD 142-80GLAHM:F.1928.42Hunterian Museumiron
Nails, with pyramidal head.Context:Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland.