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The Antonine Wall: Rome's Final Frontier.

A highly illustrated guide to the Hunterian's major holding and permanent exhibition of Roman material from the West of Scotland and the World Heritage Site of the Antonine Wall.

Includes the legionary 'distance slabs', unique in the Roman Empire, to everyday domestic artefacts including hundreds of shoes belonging to the men, women and children of the occupation. The Hunterian's collection presents a comprehensive view of the life on the most northerly frontier in the Roman Empire and its impact on the physical and cultural landscape.

Written by Sally-Anne Coupar, Curator of Archaeology, Ethnography and Historic Collections at The Hunterian, and Donal Bateson Senior Curator and Reader in Numismatics.

Flexiback: 96 pages
Publisher: The Hunterian
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780904254853