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Carved slab (detail)

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Found at Bridgeness, West Lothian

Carved slab (detail)
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This carved slab was found at Bridgeness in West Lothian. It commemorates building the most eastern part of the Antonine Wall around AD 142. This detail shows the scene on the left of the slab.

The scene symbolises Roman conquest and depicts a Roman cavalryman riding over four naked Britons armed with swords and shields. One of the Britons is already beheaded and another has a spear in his back.

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