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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
  • Comb

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.105
    wood
    H 5.5cm x L 3.5cm

    With two rows of teeth.

    Context:
    Refuse Pit 1 (or NW corner, outer ditch)
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.100-1, fig.33.6, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.54, no.17,
  • Cylindrical Box, Twechar

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.104
    Wood (willow)
    H 4.5cm x D 4cm

    Turned on a lathe; with stepped rim to receive a lid fitting flush with the side of the box.

    Context:
    Refuse Pit 9
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.100, fig.33.6, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.54, no.17
  • Bobbin, Flanged

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.103
    Wood (oak)
    H 4cm x D 3.5cm

    Found with pieces of thread attached.

    Context:
    Refuse Pit 6, depth of 1.8m
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.100, fig.24.6, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.54, no.16
  • Barrel (head)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.100
    Wood (oak)
    L 35cm x D 17cm

    With central bunghole.

    Displayed with staves F.1936.98

    Context:
    Refuse Pit 9
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.100, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.52, no.10, fig.16.10
  • Barrel (staves)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.98/1
    Wood (oak)
    L 0.345m x T 0.045m (each stave)

    Marks: IANVARIVS (scratched lengthwise on exterior of one stave) 

    These attached to F.1936.100 (barrel head)

    Part of a larger group of material with this accession number. 

    Context:
    W of N gate, N Ditch
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.99-100, fig.33.14 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.52, no.8, fig.16.8
  • Pulley Wheel, Wooden

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    F.1936.90
    Wood (oak)
    H 0.24m x L 0.09m x W 0.035m & H 0.225m x L 0.1m x W 0.035m

    two fragments now distorted

    Context:
    HQ courtyard Well
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.9, 49, 92 (a), fig.33.10 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.52, no.7, fig.16,
  • Pulley Block

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.89
    Wood (oak)
    H 50cm x W 15cm

    Cheek perforated for pulley axle and top for transverse beam.

    Context:
    HQ courtyard Well
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.9, 40, 92 (a), fig.33.7 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.52, no.6
  • Spindle Whorl

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.79
    Mudstone
    D 29mm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.89, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.46, no.55, fig.13
  • Quern Stone (upper)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.63
    Andernach Lava
    D 0.35m

    Upper stone with slot for handle.

     

    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.89, fig.32, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.45, no.39
  • Quern Stone (lower)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.62
    Andernach Lava
    D 0.405m

    Lower Stone.

    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.89, fig.32, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.45, no.38

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