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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
  • Weight, Measuring

    Balmuildy fort
    AD 142-180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.33
    Sandstone
    0.21 x 0.07-0.20 x 0.06-0.11m

    Inscription: V -->

    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922
  • Cheese Press, weight

    Loudon Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1946.19
    Lead
    2.5cm high x 7cm diameter

    Inscription: IIII (signifying 4 Roman pounds weight = 2.7 British pounds)

    References: DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 p.5, PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194 & 210,
  • Weight

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.66
    Sandstone
    H 0.13m x D 0.205m

    With central perforation.

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.89, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.45, no.42
  • Weight, Heavy

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.65
    Sandstone
    H 0.33m x L 0.2m x W 0.125m

    Perforated near one end.

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD,G. and PARK, A. 1906 p.89, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.45, no.41
  • Weight, Steelyard (Plumb Bob)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.232
    Lead and Bronze
    D 2.5cm

    For suspension from a steelyard-balance; with bronze casing around upper half, and bronze staple: described by Macdonald(1906, p.120) as "mason's plumb-ball".

    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.120, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.116.4; fig.40.4