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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
  • Denarius of Hadrian

    Bar Hill
    AD 118
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 35391
    Silver
  • Denarius of Antoninus Pius

    Bar Hill
    AD 147
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 35393
    Silver
  • Sestertius of Hadrian

    Bar Hill Fort
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 35392
    Brass
  • Arrowheads, Twechar

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.176
    iron
    L 0.032-0.041m
    Context:
    Courtyard Well at 13.16m Depth, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.115ff, fig.42.1 & 3, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.99.13, fig.32.13
  • Arrowheads, Twechar

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.177
    iron
    L 0.052-0.06m

    With tang for insertion into shaft, perhaps to serve as fire arrows.

    Context:
    Courtyard Well at 13.16m Depth, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.115ff, fig.42.2, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.99.14, fig.32.14
  • Mortarium Rim Fragment, Grey

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.474
    Clay

    marks: Manufacturer's stamp; AXCHA (retrograde)

    fabric: hard white clay

    manufacture: VARIOUS Wroxeter

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.69-70, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.142.3; fig.49.3
  • Blade, Scythe, Curving

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.214
    iron
    L 0.25m

    wedge-shaped in section

    Context:
    Courtyard Well, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 fig.39.8 PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.102.28; fig..34.28
  • Blade, tanged, fragment

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.173
    iron
    Blade L: 0.025m; Tang L: 0.125m

    tang designed to receive wooden handle (of which part survived at time of discovery): blade held in place between tang and matching iron plate by two bronze rivets. Knife or Dagger.

    Context:
    Praetentura, W side, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.115, fig.39.12, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.94.16, fig.30.16
  • Bullet, Spherical

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.229
    Lead
    D 0.018m

    perhaps for use in a sling

    Context:
    Gutter, E. side of Principia, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.120, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.116.1; fig.40.1
  • Lamp, Open, Oil ('crusie')

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.273
    Clay
    L 0.07m

    form: pointed lip, handle broken away

    fabric: soft, red clay

    Context:
    N of North Ditch, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.77, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. and KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.124.19, fig.44a.19

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