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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
  • Column Base [fragment]

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.20
    Sandstone
    H 22.5cm x D 38 - 43cm

    "Attic Style" (adapted)

    Context:
    HQ courtyard, well, c.12 ft deep
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.39-40, 134 ff, fig.51 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 pp.40-41, no.18, fig.18
  • Column Capital (decorated)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.9
    Gritstone
    H 44.5cm x D 33cm (square rounded)

    Decoration: abacus divided by horizontal, incised line; lower band has two opposing faces, one with five complete chevrons, the other with six

    Context:
    HQ courtyard Well, c.12 ft deep
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.39-40, 134 ff, fig.48 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.40, fig.11, no.21
  • Bust of Silenus

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.5
    Gritstone Buff
    H 0.033m x L 0.0275m x W 0.012m

    Bearded, facing front; both arms folded across chest, both fists clenched, with middle fingers extended.

    Context:
    N of Granary 'among the ashes of a rudely constructed hearth'
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.86 ff. fig.31.4 PUBLROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.36, fig.10, no.13
  • Bust of Silenus

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.4
    Gritstone, Buff
    H 0.035m x L 0.029m x W 0.015m

    Bearded, facing front; right arm folded across chest, fist clenched, with middle finger extended.

    Context:
    NE Corner 'among the ashes of a rudely constructed hearth'
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.86 ff. fig.31.2 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.36, fig.9, no.12
  • Altar to Mars Camulus

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.25
    Sandstone
    H 0.49m x L 0.32m x W 0.25m

    Inscription: DEO MAR(TI) CAMVLO (M)ILITES COH (I) HAMIORV[M)...CIV.SC..IVI..

  • Altar to Silvanus

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.24
    Sandstone
    H 0.92m x L 0.45m x W 0.26m

    Dedicated by Caristanius Justianus, Prefect of the First Cohort of Hamii

    Inscription: [D]EO SILV)ANO C]ARISTAN[IVS I] VSTIANV[S) PRAEF [C]OH I HAM V S L L M

    Context:
    225m NE of East Gateway
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.81-2, fig.28 PUBL COLLINGWOOD, R.G. and WRIGHT, R.P. 1965 PUBL MACDONALD, G. 0
  • Building Record of the Second and Twentieth Legions

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.17
    Sandstone
    H 0.61m x W 0.76m x T 0.12m

    Form: with ansa-like projections.

    Insciption: VEXILLATIONES LEG II AUG ET LEG XX V V F

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934 PUBL COLLINGWOOD,R.G. and WRIGHT,R.P. 1965
  • Building Stone

    Croy Hill
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM:F.47/2
    Sandstone
    L 1.27m x H 0.24m

    Diamond broaching.

    Context:
    found in vicinity of Croy Hill fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934
  • Building Stone

    Croy Hill
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.47/1
    Sandstone
    L 1.27m x H 0.24m

    Feathered broaching.

    Context:
    vicinity of Croy Hill fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934
  • Fragment of "face mask" Jar

    Croy Hill
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: 138056
    Ceramic
    H 5cm x W 4cm

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