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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
  • Samian ware

    Castlecary Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1972-064-012
    Clay
    L 5.1cm x W 2.2cm

    This is a rim sherd from a piece of Samian ware pottery. "CCARY" is written on the face. 

  • Shoe

    Castlecary Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1972-052-001
    Leather
    L 23.4cm x W 9cm

    This is a leather sole of a left foot featuring the inner and middle sole. It has a pointed toe and narrowed waist and heel. The inner sole is slightly smaller than the middle sole. They are thonged together, both grain side up. Nailing pattern: Padley 1991 Type C1.

  • Spear, Socketed

    Scotland
    142-180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.28
    iron
    0.122 x 0.008-0.023m
    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928
  • Spearhead

    Scotland
    142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.27
    iron
    0.105 x 0.012-0.031m
    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928 pl.25b, fig.11
  • Lead Object

    Scotland
    142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.21
    Lead
    0.027m x 0.02m

    "two thin limbs joined" at one point (26.7.79); small unnumbered lead object probably one limb broken off.

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928
  • Rope (2 strands)

    Old Kilpatrick
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1928.17
    vegetable matter
    0.006m (diameter)

    Two strands twisted.

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort, headquarters building, well.
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928 pl.6, fig.B
  • Perforated Disc

    Old Kilpatrick
    142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.13
    Slate
    0.032m (diameter)

    Two central perforations possibly weight or sinker.

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928 pl.25, fig.2
  • Disc, Bevelled

    Old Kilpatrick
    142-180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1928.9
    Sandstone
    0.0175m (thickness); 0.105-0.115m (est. diameter)

    Roughly dressed.

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
  • Scraper

    Corbiehall farm
    142-180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1939.263
    Stone
    N/A
    Context:
    Castledykes fort, Prehistoric
  • Projectiles

    Scotland
    142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1928.5
    Stone
    0.025-0.07m (diameter)

     "hundreds of stone balls" found in portico flooring - Miller

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick fort
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1928 pl.25, fig.7

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