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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
  • Amphora (fragment)

    Loudoun Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Huntarian Museum
    GLAHM F.1952.33
    Clay
    H: 48cm [60cm on stand]; W; 30cm

    A large jar used to transport consumables for the Roman soldiers.

    References: DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194
  • Amphora, Handle Fragment, buff

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.462
    Clay

    marks: MMCSV (more normally MMCSVR)

    fabric: buff clay

    manufacture: unknown N.E. of Seville? Spain?

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.66ff, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.139.3; fig.48.3
  • Amphora, Handle Fragment, buff

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.461
    Clay

    marks: LSPBOEQ

    fabric: buff clay

    manufacture: unknown Juan Barba? Spain?

    Context:
    Courtyard Well, 38 feet depth, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.66ff, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.138.2; fig.48.2
  • Amphora, Globular, Rim Fragment, Buff

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.460
    Clay

    marks: VIRAV (on upper side of rim)

    fabric: buff clay

    manufacture: unknown Augurina? Spain?

    Context:
    Courtyard Well, 38 feet depth, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.66ff, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.138.1; fig..48.1
  • Amphora, Handle Fragment, buff

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHMF.1936.463
    Clay
    H 4.5-6cm x L 12cm

    marks: S[R (or N) and graffito V...

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.66ff, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.139.4; fig.48.4
  • Amphora, Handle Fragment, pinkish-buff

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1961.9
    Clay

    hard, buff clay with thumbprint

    Context:
    Fort, Peel Park, Kirkintilloch
    References: PUBL 0 PUBL 0 PUBL MacDONALD, Sir G. 1934 pp.282-296, PUBL ROBERTSON, Prof. A.S. 1964 pp.180-201
  • Amphora (partial)

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.53
    Clay
    H 0.47m x L 0.51m

    Marks: Q...

    Manufactured in Spain, first half of 2nd century AD

    Possibility that it has been stamped twice or maybe it is a double line stamp; the clear diagonal line is a fracture. Attribution by CEIPAC http://ceipac.ub.edu/index_en.html

    Context:
    Cowgate Street, Kirkintilloch
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. 1934
  • Amphorae (stamped)

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-002
    Clay
    388g

    Here are two handle sherds of an amphorae. One is stamped "ASACSR"

  • Amphorae (graffito)

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-001/001
    Clay
    L 16.5cm x W 8cm

    Here is a shoulder of a Dressel 20 amphora with the letter "IISTIV" scratched on after firing. This appears to be the personal name Aestivus. This is a well attested name, but the first occurrence of it known from Britain. II (ie) for ae is a Vulgarism.