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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
  • 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
  • Mortarium Rim Fragment

    Kirkintilloch
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1961.10
    Clay

    hard, white clay with black grit inclusions

    imprinted with maker's stamp- ?LOI AIN..  or..TIVIO...(Check literature)

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

    Castlecary Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    2010-006-295
    Clay
    L 12cm

    Here is a large base in a soft buff-brown fabric with large white, grey and red-brown angular trituration grit. These stand proud of the matric and it is evident that this vessel was never used. There is an abundance of small rounded quartz granules on the outer face.

  • Mortarium Rim Fragment

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1922.349/2
    Clay
    4.5cm wide at top of rim

    Fabric: very soft, pale pink clay with dull glaze.

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp. 74 ff., PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.128
  • Mortarium

    AD 140-165
    Falkirk Museum
    2010-006-007
    L 5.2cm

    A body sherd of white fabric with medium sized angular red grits and small quartz grains.

  • Mortarium (displayed with fake fruit)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.526
    Clay
    D 27cm x H 8cm
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 pp.69-70, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.148; fig.50.3