Here is a large, wrought iron Roman axehead wih ears set just behind the eye. The outside, as you can see, is peeling badly.
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Axe HeadRough Castle Roman Fort140-165 AD2002-056-001Falkirk Museumwrought ironL 24cm x H 6.5cm x W 4.5cm x L 3cm
Amphorae (stamped)Mumrills Roman Fort140-165 AD1983-008-002Falkirk MuseumClay388g
Here are two handle sherds of an amphorae. One is stamped "ASACSR"
Amphorae (graffito)Mumrills Roman Fort140-165 AD1983-008-001/001Falkirk MuseumClayL 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.
Cheese PressMumrills Roman Fort140-165 AD1972-069-362Falkirk MuseumClayL4.9cm
This is an incomplete base of a cheese press in pale orange, buff fabric and is heavily ridged on the inside. Written on the inside is MA.Dist.
Samian WareMumrills Roman Fort140-165 AD1972-069-1111Falkirk MuseumClayL 7.5cm x W 5.7cm
Here is a beaded rim sherd with a wide plain band and the top of the egg and dart band.