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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
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  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr 37, rim, body & base fragments, red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.435
    Clay

    marks: C] IN (N is reversed)

    fabric: fairly hard, orange clay with matt glaze

    decoration: Cinnamus' ovolo 1, free-style hunting scene, animal types 0.1497J, 0.1539 with corn stook, 0.1421 with corn stook, 0.1633L (similar)

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.134.35; fig.47.35
  • Bowl, rim fragment, Samian, form Dr. 37, red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.414
    Clay

    marks: CINNAMIM (stamped retrograde)

    fabric; hard, red clay with dull glaze

    decoration:  Cinnamus' ovolo 3; stamp in medallion above type 0.52 (D.36)

    manufacture: CINNAMUS, France

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp. 74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.130.14; fig.45.14
  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr. 37, Body Fragments, Red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.410
    Clay

    marks: CINN (in one panel)

    fabric: fairly hard, red clay with bright glaze

    decoration: in panels of festoons and medallions: figure types are-Perseus O,147A, animal O.46 (D.28), and two figures together in medallion of which the figure to the right is Vulcan O.66 (D.39)

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp. 74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.130.10a; fig.45.10a
  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr 30, body fragment, red

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.406
    Clay

    fabric: soft, red clay with dull glaze

    C/ I H (Cohors I Hamiorum?)

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp. 74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.130.6; fig.45.6
  • Bowl, samian, form Dr.33, base fragment

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.311
    Clay

    red gloss

    marks: GEM[INIMA] (die 5a)

    Manufacture: GEMINUS v AD 150-170, Lezoux, Puy de Dome, France

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK,A. 1906 p.76, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. and KEPPIE, L. 1975 pp.127.4, 128; fig.44.4
  • Bowl, Rim Fragment, Samian, Dr. 37

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 165 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1993.1/1
    Clay
    D 23mm

    Reddish-buff clay with dull, red gloss.

    Marks: maker's stamp, Cinnamus.

    Manufactured 2nd century AD Lezoux, Dijon, France.

    Context:
    Layer 3A Phase 2B, Fort, Peel Park, Kirkintilloch
    References: CAT Miller, S.N. 1922 127, fig. XXVII FIG KEPPIE, L.J.F. 1986 89
  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr 37, base fragment

    Dullatur
    117 - 161 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: 112475
    Clay

    Heavily abraded, little gloss survives.

    Manufactured 117 - 161 AD, France.

    Context:
    Temporary Roman Camp
    References: PUBL C.E.Lowe and R. Moloney, 'Excavation of the Roman temporary camps at Dullatur, North Lanarkshire', 0
  • Bowl, Rounded, Latticed (black-burnished 2)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.990
    Clay
    H 4cm x D 20cm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.73-74, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 0 p.164; fig.57.7-14
  • Bowl, Samian, form Dr. 37, Fragments, Red

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.444
    Clay

    fabric; very hard, fine, red clay with good bright glaze: decoration; Cinnamus' ovolo 3?

     

  • Bowl, shallow, silvered, sacrificial? (fragments)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.171
    Silver, Bronze
    H 0.02m x D 0.09m

    Representing roughly one half of a shallow bowl with slight footstand and bead rim. Keppie ascribes a possible sacrificial function but Macdonald (p.120) suggested "drinking-cup or quaich"

    Context:
    Courtyard Well
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.120, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.94.14, fig.30.14