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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
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  • 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