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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
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  • Metal Strip

    Old Kilpatrick
    AD 142-80
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM:F.1928.48
    iron
    H0.077cm x W0.005cm

    Strip, metal, perforated at wider end. Possible key? (JCH; 11/96)

     

     

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland.
  • Bolt/Nail

    Old Kilpatrick
    AD 142-80
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM:F.1928.40
    iron
    H0.14m x W0.002m

     

    Bolt (or nail), with conical head, long stem ends in curved tip.

     

     

     

     

     

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland.
  • Metal Strip

    Old Kilpatrick
    AD 142-80
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM:F.1928.39
    iron
    H0.11m x W0.05m

    Strip, metal, looped; roughly, square-sectioned; single return loop closely in parallel. Other end broken off; greater wear at two central points; possibly, a hinge mechanism (JCH:11/96)

     

    Context:
    Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
  • Metal Fitment or Decoration (Horse Equipment?)

    Bar Hill Fort
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM: F.1936.162
    Bronze
    3cm square

    Metal fitment or decoration (horse equipment?). With four decorative lugs at each of four corners, two of which are perforated (for attachment to leather?);  central, embossed male head, possibly of Silenus, but Macdonald (119) ascribes the deity Jupiter.

    Context:
    Outer Ditch, NW Corner
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.119, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.92.4, fig.29.4

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