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Tile antefix

British Museum

British Museum

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.

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  • Title: Tile antefix
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 21.00cm
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Subject: mammal
  • Registration number: 1911,0206.1
  • Place: Excavated/Findspot Holt
  • Period/culture: Romano-British
  • Material: ceramic
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Acquisition: Donated by Acton, J A
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