- Museum number
Ceramic tile antefix, with inscription LEG XX and the emblem of that legion, a boar.
Height: 21 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Tile antefix
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.
- On display (G49/dc9)
- Exhibition history
2018-2019 20 Sep-04 Feb, Canberra, National Museum of Australia, 'Rome; City &Empire'
2018 23 Feb – 22 Apr, Nashville, Frist Art Museum, 'Rome; City &Empire'
2015 30 May – 13 Sep, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear Archives and Museum, Empire: Roman Power and People
2015 24 Jan – 10 May, Dundee, McManus Galleries, Empire: Roman Power and People
2014 20 Sep – 2015 4 Jan, Leeds City Museum, Empire: Roman Power and People
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
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number