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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
  • Amphora (fragment)

    Loudoun Hill
    AD 42 - 180
    Huntarian Museum
    GLAHM F.1952.33
    Clay
    H: 48cm [60cm on stand]; W; 30cm

    A large jar used to transport consumables for the Roman soldiers.

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