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Iron Age People

Who lived next to the Wall?

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This week, let’s have a look at the locals who lived around the Antonine Wall. Here are the templates and instructions to make your…

Women on the Antonine Wall

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Diversity

Where did the soldiers come from?

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Where did the Romans on the Antonine Wall come from? Soldiers, their families, and traders came to Scotland from all over the Roman Empire….

Trade and transport

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Archaeologists found shopping lists and birthday party invitations written by the Romans at Vindolanda. Why not do the same? To write, Romans used wax tablets, papyrus or wood bark….

Clothing

 

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Do you know what a legionary would be wearing on the Wall?

 

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The leather straps on Roman shoes were often cut into elaborate patterns…

Faith on the Antonine Wall

How did he Romans worship?

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This week we will be looking at Roman faith. The Romans altars to the diffrent Gods and Goddesses. here we show you how to make…

Off Duty

What did the Soldiers do when they were off duty?

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Game board found at Bearsden © Hunterian…

Training on the Antonine Wall

How did the soldiers train on the Antonine Wall?

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How did the Roman soldiers train?  Find out all about drills on our website where you can download the…