Ceramic tile antefix, with inscription LEG XX and the emblem of that legion, a boar.
- Excavated/Findspot: Holt
- (Europe,United Kingdom,Wales,Wrexham,Holt)
- Height: 21 centimetres
Inscription ContentLEG XX
Inscription TranslationThe Twentieth Legion.
Roman Britain, 2nd-3rd century AD
From Holt, Clwyd
This object was one of a row of ornate terminals set along the eaves of a tiled roof. It was made in the tilery of the Roman army's 20th legion, whose emblem of a wild boar decorates the plaque.
Late 2016 – Late 2021, Rome: City & Empire touring exhibition, venues TBC. PROMISED
2015 30 May – 13 Sep, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear Archives and Museum, Empire: Roman Power and People PROMISED
2015 24 Jan – 10 May, Dundee, McManus Galleries, Empire: Roman Power and People PROMISED
2014 20 Sep – 2015 4 Jan, Leeds City Museum, Empire: Roman Power and People PROMISED
2014 17 May – 31 Aug, Coventry, The Herbert, Empire: Roman Power and People
2014 1 Feb – 27 Apr, Norwich Castle Museum, Empire: Roman Power and People
2013 21 Sep – 2014 12 Jan, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Empire: Roman Power and People
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Object reference number: BCB68008
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