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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
  • Found
  • Date
  • Held
  • Accession number
  • Material
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  • Brooch

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-020-001
    Copper
    L 3.7cm x W 3.2cm x W 0.1cm

    Here is a very worn copper alloy disc brooch. Pivot lugs for a pin can be seen on the back. This was found in the Roman annexe at Mumrils.

    Context:
    Mumrills Roman Annexe
  • Carved Stone

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-011-001
    Stone
    L 37cm x W 21cm x W 13cm

    Here is a sandstone block with palmate design removed from the estate wall at Parkhill, Polmont, newar the Salmon Inn Brae in 1935. It is thought to have been part of a funerary monument from Mumrills Roman Fort, cf Camelon and Gellygaer. 

    Context:
    Parkhill estate wall
  • Samian Ware

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-004/002
    Clay
    L 5.4cm x W 1.8cm

    Here is a body sherd with part if what appears to be a large animal decoration.

  • Samian Ware

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-004/001
    Clay
    L 3.5cm x H 2.6cm

    Here is a body sherd of samian ware showing traces of egg and dart bordering above a horizontal dotted line with a roundel below containing part of a figure. 

  • Samian Ware

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-004
    Clay

    Here are three body sherds of samian ware. Two of which are decorated, one showing traces of egg and dart bordering surrounding a roundel containing part of a figure. 

  • Amphorae (stamped)

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-002
    Clay
    388g

    Here are two handle sherds of an amphorae. One is stamped "ASACSR"

  • Amphorae (graffito)

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1983-008-001/001
    Clay
    L 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.

  • Bottle

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1975-023-002
    Glass
    L 7.8cm x W 8.2cm

    This is part of a square glass bottle with fluted handle.

  • Bottle Fragment

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1975-023-001
    Glass
    L 11.6cm x W 9.1cm

    Here is a square glass bottle base with three rings. The base would have been about 95mm square.

  • Samian Ware (stamped)

    Mumrills Roman Fort
    140-165 AD
    Falkirk Museum
    1975-020-001
    Clay
    D 18.5cm

    A complete bowl of form 18/31 stamped with "REGINI.M". The three pieces have been glued together. 

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