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Women on the Antonine Wall

Posted on: 20/01/2020

Date: 06/03/2020, 10:30am to 2:00pm

Garrell Vale Community Center, Haugh Road, G65 9JW Kilsyth
Altar dedicated by Vibia Pacata at Westerwood – she was wife of commanding officer who is recorded travelling round empire with him. Photo HES


To  celebrate International Women’s day, the Rediscovering the Antonine Wall project and the Garrell Vale Optimists invite you to  an event about the women who lived on and around the Antonine Wall during the Roman occupation.


Speakers will include:

 Dr. Louisa Campbell from the University of Glasgow about her research into colours on the Antonine Wall distance stones 

Dr. David Breeze on the issues faced by the women traveling with the Roman army

Prof. Lawrence Keppie on Archaeologist Anne Robertson

Morag Cross on 18th / 19th century women with links to the Wall 

The conference will be introduced by Patricia Weeks,  Deputy Head of World Heritage - Antonine Wall coordinator at Historic Environment Scotland.



You will also have the opportunity to handle replicas of everyday objects that have been found along the Wall, many of them at Bar Hill Fort. We would also like your ideas on possible Antonine Wall community projects within Croy and Kilsyth.  



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