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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
  • Brooch, Penannular

    Balmuildy fort
    AD 42 -180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.123
    Bronze
    0.025 x 0.0275 m
    References: PUBL MILLER, S.N. 1922
  • Head of a Satyr

    Birrens Fort
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 138052
    Bronze
    5 x 5.6 cms
  • Minerva-head Harness Stud

    Corbiehall farm
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1990.18
    Bronze
    3.5cm x 3cms

    Bronze stud of the head of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of Wisdom, which would have adorned a horses harness.

  • Lamp

    Loudoun Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1944.1
    Bronze
    12cm long; 5.5cm high

    Pear-shaped, with circular footstand, fitted with chains for suspension; double-looped handle, surmounted by crescent-shaped ornament and three rings for the attachment of chains; separate (fourth) ring for linking chains at the point of hanging, survives. Footnote; for similar lamps, see folllowing; B.M. Guide to the Antiquities of Roman Britain, 1956, fig.20.4 (Colchester): PSAS, 1901, 400 (Camelon) and (for chains) ORL, 33, 1910, 53 (Stockstadt)

    References: PUBL ROBERTSON, A.S. 1953 extract DESCR ROBERTSON, A.S. 1960 p.3 PUBL St. JOSEPH, Dr J.K.S. 1952 pp.188-194 & 210
  • Seal-box, lower half

    Corbiehall farm
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAMH F.1954.92
    Bronze
    0.875" (diameter)

    catalogued with bronze disc, making two parts, but it is Not clear whether the two are parts of the same box. Robertson (op.cit. under Refs) illustrates both together but makes no mention of the disc in the text.

    Context:
    Castledykes fort, E.enclosure, westerly hollow, section 26, Roman, Antonine
    References: PUBL ROBERTSON, ANNE S., 1964 p.160.12; pl.7.12
  • Enamelled Seal Box

    Cleghorn
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1989.6
    Bronze
    2.4 x 3.3 cms
  • Mountings, Gilded, Square and Rectangular

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.168
    Bronze and Gold
    D 0.025m; H 0.029m x L 0.025m

    one with short spike near one end, the other pierced near one end with circular hole

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.120, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.94.11, fig.30.11
  • Studs, Circular, Gilt

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.166
    Bronze and Gold
    D 0.025m

    Decorated with central dot and two concentric grooves, (a) circular shank broken, (b)flattened shank pierced with circular hole.

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.120, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.94.9, fig.29.9a,b
  • Stud, Head, Domed, Circular

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.165
    Bronze
    D 0.025m

    MANU unknown vicinity of fort Scotland

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.120, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.92.8, fig.29.8
  • Belt Military, Terminal, Fragment

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.164
    Bronze
    H 0.025m x L 0.020m

    MANU vicinity of the fort

    Context:
    HQ courtyard Well, Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.92.7, fig.29.7

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