Iron cooking pot stand

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From Carlingwark Loch, Kirkcudbrightshire

Postcard of Iron cooking pot stand.
© National Museums Scotland

Iron cooking pot stand

This iron cooking pot stand is part of a hoard of native and Roman tools and high quality craftwork deposited in Carlingwark Loch in Kirkcudbrightshire sometime between 80 and 200 AD. The stand is one of two found in the hoard, both of Roman origin.

Circular iron tripod stand from Carlingwark Loch

The Carlingwark hoard contained a mixture of tools, a few weapons, some high quality native craftwork and a few Roman objects, including this example. It was placed in a bronze cauldron, then cast into the loch, probably as a sacrifice to the gods.

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Online ID: 000-100-034-846-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  X.DW 53
Date: Between 80 and 200 AD
Material: Iron; circular
What: Tripod stand
Where: Scotland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Carlingwark Loch
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